Overcoming sectarian divisions won’t solve Iraq’s crisis. Embracing them will.
Why is North Korea so pissed off about the upcoming Seth Rogen and James Franco comedy caper?
But let's all take a deep breath: Tokyo may be dumb, but it's not stupid.
It’s time for NATO to get involved in Syria and Iraq, perhaps even putting limited Special Forces troops on the ground.
Forget big data -- measuring performance during this tournament is a losing battle.
Why the new United Nations human rights advocate is the wrong man for the job.
Iraq’s jihadist army has figured out a surefire way to sow chaos: by opening prison doors.
The problem with being a post-deterrence U.S. president is that without deterrence, the world we live in quickly becomes dangerous.
When the United States meets Germany, will either side try to win?
Why the problem of inequality isn’t just about differences in income.
Why do some immigrant soccer fans root for the United States, while others don’t?
Ending conflict demands more than knowing why countries go to pieces -- it calls for knowing why they don't.
Why iffy third-round games in the World Cup’s group stage should trade at a discount.
Why we should be worried about the Japanese prime minister's move to amend the constitution.
The four horsemen of intervention in the Syria conflict are gathering steam. Here’s why they’re wrong.
The sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists to lengthy prison terms on nonexistent evidence shows how paranoid and degraded the Egyptian regime has become.
With all the things the United States has done for Germany, isn’t it time for a little payback?
Globalization has benefited its economy and its soccer, but at what cost?
Bosnia and Herzegovina had the hardest road to this World Cup. Their exit was no easier.
Why can’t American soccer fans get any respect, even in their own country?
Iran may have been behind a deadly bombing in Argentina two decades ago. Now the two countries meet on the pitch.
How Serbia has become indifferent toward the man who lost the war, his honor, and his freedom.
Why Europeans can defend themselves, but won't until Washington makes them.
Why did it take two administrations to learn that Baghdad doesn’t work like Washington?
FIFA's system has made Japan and Korea the sleeper teams in this World Cup -- just like last time.