In a region now crowded with failed states, a murderous terrorist group has gained a foothold, changing the power dynamics and the United States needs to pay attention.
Igor Shuvalov, Russia’s deputy prime minister, is supposed to have the cleanest hands in the Kremlin. So where’d he get a quarter of a billion dollars?
An exclusive excerpt from “National Insecurity: American Leadership in an Age of Fear.”
Doubling down on counterterrorism at home and abroad won’t make Canada a safer place.
Andy Marshall, 93, has been the Pentagon’s futurist in chief for over 50 years. He hasn’t had a new idea since the 1970s.
The West is terrified of foreign fighters returning from Iraq and Syria. But not all of them are trying to bring jihad with them.
China’s response to SARS a decade ago was effective but brutal. Is there a better way to stop the spread of Ebola?
Americans and the British lean toward moral weakness, but the rest of the world blames government policies.
Selling warships to Russia doesn't seem like a great idea right now. But there's someone else that could buy them -- and make it a win-win for European security.
Not only is it wrong to blame the Islamic State's rise on the U.S. failure to secure a two-state solution -- it's also flat-out dangerous.
Americans have good reason to be afraid of another attack on U.S. soil -- only it's not going to come from the Islamic State.
Where did the idea for a "nuclear umbrella" come from, anyway?
Oil and gas prices are falling through the floor. And some countries are woefully unprepared for the drop.
Washington is making all its favorite mistakes in (another) Iraq war.
Seven years on, the United States is still failing the Iraqi and Afghan interpreters it once promised visas. And the rise of the Islamic State makes their plight more urgent than ever.
Surely, the administration should realize that lecturing friends and browbeating allies doesn't do it many favors.
As Kurds head to the front lines to fight the Islamic State, they face a Turkish government attacking them from the rear.
Empowering Muslim women is the key to degrading and ultimately destroying medieval and reactionary fanaticism.
The nightmarish Ebola board game that's starting to look all too real.
Terrible though they may be, even the worst events of late -- from IS to Ebola -- may not make a lasting imprint on the world. Or your investment portfolio.
Kenya's president is charged with inciting ethnic violence that killed thousands. He's about to talk his way out of it like it's a parking ticket.
Obama just created a Pacific Ocean reserve almost twice the size of Texas to curb fishing and oil drilling. But it might be too little too late.
There’s a way to prevent the virus from spreading, but the answer isn’t travel bans.
Why Hilary Mantel's controversial short story about an imagined assassination of the former prime minister misunderstands the Iron Lady.