Why mutually assured espionage doesn't work.
Yes, terrorism is a problem. But Pakistan is making remarkable headway in its transition to democracy.
How President Obama could have kept friends as friends and nipped the NSA fallout in the bud.
From Miley Cyrus to Arcade Fire, how the disco beats of Berlin conquered the world.
Seven ways the House of Saud could make things very unpleasant for Washington.
As the U.S. retrograde hits its peak, what will America really leave behind in Afghanistan?
If we can't define what it means to be left alone, don't be surprised when the government comes knocking.
Not all election monitors are the same: some of them are out to devour democracy.
A former agency insider explains how the NSA must change in the aftermath of the Snowden revelations.
Bosnia's current constitution leaves some people unrepresented. It's time to move away from ethnicity and toward citizenship.
From Senegal to St. Louis, the world wastes an astonishing amount of food every year. So why is it so hard to cut down on leftovers, save the environment, and feed the hungry?
And why all the hard-won gains of the surge are in grave danger of being lost today.
The Syrian regime is blocking delivery of vital food, medical, and humanitarian aid. And with winter coming, thousands of lives hang in the balance.
Want to topple an autocrat? Street demonstrations are just one tool among many.
Why the race for dominance in East Asia is about economic strength, not military power.
Why won't Israel's Holocaust memorial recognize the righteous Arabs that saved Jews from the Nazis?
Middle Eastern dictators love to use their "enlightened" treatment of women to justify their rule. They shouldn't get away with it.
Think Israel wouldn't strike Iran's nukes in defiance of America's wishes? Think again.
For the first time in recent memory, Georgia's presidential race isn't about the big names.
Forty years after the Arab oil embargo, new technologies are dramatically reshaping the geopolitics of the Middle East.
How politics and fear threaten a new global effort to combat terrorist recruitment.