With Washington and Moscow caught in a deteriorating relationship, is conflict inevitable?
Jihadists as possible forces of peace, Russia as a potential dealmaker, and other conclusions from the inaugural PeaceGame.
New information reveals why Saddam Hussein never used chemical weapons in the Gulf War.
As China flexes its muscles in Central Asia, will the United States have any influence after it leaves Afghanistan?
Social media can tell us a lot about voting patterns -- but only up to a point.
Why the Iran deal could be a devastating blow to the nonproliferation regime.
The Ukraine protests aren’t about the dream of Europe, but the fear of a Belarusian nightmare.
The Cambodian opposition is flooding the streets. But success depends on whether it can play politics.
The Pentagon may dodge the sequester bullet, but the drawdown is real.
What the legendary reporter gets wrong about Syria's sarin attacks.
Ending the violence in Syria is only the first step in improving the country’s security.
How the latest mass protests in Ukraine go beyond the revolution of 2004.
Why Egypt's next constitution won't fulfill the democratic dreams of the revolution.
Why Burma's rebels have every reason to be suspicious of government emissaries talking peace.
How Washington stabbed the Saudis in the back, and why the Iran deal will start a nuclear arms race in the Persian Gulf.
How two women could shake up Colombia’s unprecedented peace talks with the FARC.
How Israel won the Arab Spring, and why a dangerous new instability threatens the entire region's geopolitical landscape.
How the Obama administration can protect the Iran nuclear deal by looking to past difficulties with North Korea.