There's a gaping hole at the State Department that needs fixing. Here's how to do it.
100 years later, we still spend too much time talking about how World War I started. The real lessons are in why it lasted so long.
The sky is not falling, but you wouldn't know that from reading the news of the world.
This is what happens when you vote for a terrorist government, Pennsylvania.
It's going to be a long fight -- but Hamas has weathered the Israeli barrage thus far. And that counts as a win.
After more than a decade of high-cost, low-return investments in places like Iraq and Afghanistan, American support for intervention abroad is waning, drastically. It's time for a little nihilism in America.
Why is the United States taking Moscow to task over noncompliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty?
While the world focuses on the Middle East and Ukraine, China's neighbors worry about the fallout of brewing tensions along its borders. And so should we.
It's time to treat Vladimir Putin like the crime boss he is: Go after his money.
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.