As Obama tucks further into his shell, I'm headed out again to see the world.
International peacekeepers -- like the ones who stood by in Srebrenica -- could soon be held accountable for their actions.
Can Netanyahu really demilitarize the Strip without making Hamas a partner?
Trying to cram a nuanced view on the tragedy in Ukraine into 140 characters was a mistake. Taking a closer look at the West's role is not.
For Gaza’s young and ambitious, the ongoing war is just another one of life’s many challenges.
Why collateral damage undoes the best-laid plans of "limited" war makers.
As the U.S. slaps additional sanctions on Moscow and Donetsk separatists, new evidence emerges that short-range rockets are being launched from Russia into Ukraine.
The only way to reach a nuclear deal with Iran is to accept that Iran will be able to go nuclear.
The two warring actors may hate each other, but they can't seem to live without each other either.
The only way to contain Moscow is to understand that there’s still a Cold Warrior in the Kremlin.
Income inequality matters less than wealth inequality, so why is everyone still talking about taxing your salary?
One year on from the NSA surveillance revelations, guess what: the world shrugged. People still, more or less, like America.
From Moscow to Donetsk, Russia's resurgent revanchists are turning against each other. Are Ukraine's pro-Russian firebrands too hot for Russia?
Why President Obama needs to stand up to the warmongers who want to kill the Iranian nuclear deal.
Surprise -- there are limits to how well politics and economics can predict World Cup matches.
Spilled smallpox, missing SARS, and rogue scientists with mutant H1N1. If you’re not scared, you should be.
There's something fishy about the U.S. Navy wanting to create a new fund to pay for nuclear submarines -- so it can also pay for other ships.
Why is a barbaric medieval caliphate so much better at social media than Washington?
How social media and a little sleuthing turned up a Mao-era nuclear program.
Snap out of it, America. You're good enough, smart enough -- who cares if people don't like you?
Obama may finally have changed his calculus on Syria -- but is his plan for the U.S. to train rebels two years too late?
Dozens of Americans are spending this July 4 as hostages in far-off lands. Washington should do more to get them back.
Will the murder of three teenagers bring Armageddon to the Arab-Israeli conflict?
We like to think our way of life is the best in the world. But trying to spread American values always backfires.
If ISIS attacks Jordan, neither the United States nor Israel will be able to stay out of the fray.
Why the administration’s muddy logic for intervention on behalf of a deeply unpopular central government will get America engaged in a Middle Eastern civil war.
The Navy's latest high-tech destroyer is basically a floating Xbox. (See bad jokes below.)
Why America’s friends in Europe are wishing for the good old days of George W. Bush.
New polls from across the region show a deep pessimism on the possibility of a non-violent, two-state solution.