Putin isn’t trying to win the Cold War -- he’s refighting the battles of World War I.
Why renaming a Washington street after a leading Chinese dissident is an excellent idea.
If South Africa's political factions could reconcile, so can South Sudan's warring parties.
It's time to stop treating Turkey and Qatar like they’re anything other than proxies for terrorists.
Ending this war in Gaza begins with recognizing Hamas as a legitimate political actor.
What everyone gets wrong about Beijing's bullying in the South China Sea.
African leaders want to exempt themselves from prosecution for terrible crimes -- but new research shows their people aren't as forgiving as they might think.
Burma's democratic transition is running off the rails. Obama and Kerry can help to bring it back on track.
Why this week's U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit needs to pay more than just lip service to human rights and good governance.
Long before Argentina’s latest default, there was Elliott Associates L.P. v. Republic of Panama.
Why some Libyans see a solution to the country's political crises in a document that was published 63 years ago.
From Syria to Gaza to #BringBackOurGirls, what makes people care about stories one minute -- and forget about them the next?
The lessons of counterinsurgency and nation-building in Colombia can also apply to the Arab world.
And you would have done the same thing too, if you had been in their shoes.
Why al Qaeda, not the Islamic State, is still the most dangerous terrorist organization on Earth.
With terror attacks on the rise, officials in Beijing are increasingly worried that Pakistan is an incubator of Islamic radicalism across China.
And Putin’s itching for a fight.
Aleppo was the Syrian rebels’ first big prize. If Assad retakes it, is the war as good as over?
A small South American country has been making big strides in human rights. But it's still got some work to do.
Four years after a devastating earthquake, Haiti remains a mess. It's time to bring Haitians from all walks of life into a national conversation about the country's future.
How can the new BRICS bank avoid repeating the same mistakes and egregious human rights violations of the World Bank?
By cutting Israel off from the world for 36 hours, the FAA and the White House gave Hamas exactly what it wanted.
The world wants to hold someone accountable for the 298 people killed. But determining whom to go after -- and how to hold them responsible -- won’t be easy.
Cambodia has just taken a crucial step toward more participatory politics. But further progress toward democracy is likely to be slow and evolutionary rather than sudden and dramatic.
The White House shouldn't allow Argentina's debt problems to impede U.S. energy security.
How the U.S. military can overcome the challenges of complexity in a rapidly changing world.
When the dust finally settles in Gaza, the battle will head to the courtroom.