Why belief in first-strike advantage is as misguided today as it was in 1914.
Why satellite images -- not smuggled videos -- reveal the real dangers lurking inside Kim Jong Un’s nuclear hermit kingdom.
Why Israel's late leader was a war criminal not a peacemaker.
How the technocrat economist Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left India's economy in tatters.
How one of the world’s major shipping companies is hindering the fight against world hunger.
Reflections on the flawed-but-unmatched legacy of Israel's Ariel Sharon.
Do tribal warriors in Fallujah and Ramadi have what it takes to rout al Qaeda?
To win back Fallujah, Nouri al-Maliki doesn't need to negotiate -- he needs to fight.
Can Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe finally close down a problematic U.S. air station in Okinawa?
We must rethink the way we’re dealing with the Syrian refugee crisis -- or risk militants winning hearts and minds.
Did François Hollande single-handedly kill the state Charles de Gaulle made?
Why is Havana so cautious about reform? Perhaps because its reformer-in-chief is also a stalwart of the revolution.
A nuclear deal is going to be the key to domestic reform in Iran in 2014 -- or its downfall.
What big data tells us about next year’s crisis zones.
The sensible way to fight back against Russia's anti-gay campaign.
On the eve of a fundamentally flawed election, Bangladesh teeters on the edge of the precipice.
Six major trends to watch in 2014, as China embarks on monumental economic reform.
Why the Obama administration should ignore recommendations from the panel it established to review NSA surveillance.
The whistleblower refugee has dominated the media -- and displaced Julian Assange.