How Syria's civil war crept into the heart of Baghdad -- then went boom.
Forget Rouhani. Iran's hard-line Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei might actually be open to a nuclear deal with America.
Caroline Kennedy might have gotten softball questions at her Senate confirmation hearing, but don’t expect the Japanese to go as easy on her.
It's not just that Americans don't want to go to war against Assad -- it's that they know America's not good at going to war anymore.
Why Dilma Rousseff's decision to stand up Obama hurts Brazil more than the United States.
Syrian jihadi groups are now kidnapping and killing one another. Is this the beginning of an all out war, or an opportunity for the moderates?
One reason why Western officials are being so nice to Moscow: They want Russia to destroy Syria's deadly arsenal on its own soil.
Turkey won't be able to achieve a healthy democracy unless it allows for a greater diversity of political representation.
The Sabermetric spat about whether it's important for a president to appear "credible."
Why four hangings won't change India's horrific culture of rape and torture.
Never was so much B.S. presented to so many people in such a short text.
It took a mix of religion, guile, and a stumbling Obama to pull it off.
America's politicians are abandoning their responsibilities in the Middle East. What follows could be very dangerous.
Will Egypt’s crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood fan the embers of Islamic insurgency?
It's not just about chemical weapons -- it's about stopping a brutal dictator's war.
Why it's best to use every tool in the toolbox when it comes to democracy assistance.
Eastern Europe's lesson for the countries of the Arab Spring: economic reform is best served quickly.
What the Middle East really thinks about chemical weapons and U.S. intervention in Syria.
France's president was quick to promise military intervention in Syria. But will his country follow him into the fray?
As Syria shows, the Responsibility to Protect hasn't delivered. Time to try something new?