The United States never tried to kill the late Venezuelan leader. In fact, we may have even saved his life.
How one Marine's diary helps us understand the Iraq war.
Mauritanians are still wondering who fired a gun at their country’s president. What the latest whodunit tells us about the state of democracy in a strategic corner of West Africa.
What you need to know about Benghazi going into this week's congressional hearings.
Why this week's attacks on American embassies aren't the Iran hostage crisis all over again.
A deadly gun-running gamble just cost America's ATF chief his job. But the gun lobby gave him little choice but to try.
A closer look at the nuclear stockpiles of the world's two superpowers as the Cuban Missile Crisis began.
What Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly, Haiti's pop star turned president, learned from a lifetime in music.
How a notorious Malaysian wildlife smuggler was brought to justice -- and what it tells us about stopping the world's most profitable black market.
The incredible story of how Egypt's entrenched regime will stop at nothing to stifle the birth of a liberal opposition movement.
A reporter's guide to interviewing the Iranian president.
At a desperate moment in World War I, British elites appealed to what they saw as the monolithic, all-powerful forces of "international Jewry" to turn the tide of the conflict -- and promised them Palestine.
Saudi Arabia's Al-Waleed bin Talal is back in the spotlight for allegedly being one of the financiers behind the planned Islamic center in downtown Manhattan. Here are 10 things that you should know about the colorful royal.
The United States never did understand the Vietnamese 40 years ago -- and should do everything possible to avoid making the same mistake in Afghanistan today.
The WikiLeaks war logs only confirmed what we already know: The Taliban simply doesn't have the firepower to wreak havoc on Afghanistan's skies.
A government clampdown has rendered the outcome of Sunday's parliamentary elections a foregone conclusion. Washington doesn't seem to mind that its ally, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, is assured a win.