The EU's "strong" sanctions on Iran are full of holes, but might they be enough to prevent the U.S. going to war?
Kabul-watchers are rightly worried about what the withdrawal of Western aid money will mean for one of the most impoverished countries on the planet. But everyone's asking the wrong questions.
The politicians in Washington are beating each other up over the Benghazi consulate attack. But they don't seem to be paying much attention to the evidence from the scene of the crime.
Welcome to Free Syria, where the ammunition is scarce and roving packs of wild dogs subsist on corpses.
At an outpost on the Turkish-Syrian border, rebel fighters are the law.
Inside the State Department's very nonlethal aid to the Syrian opposition.
The Venezuelan election is too close to call. But one thing seems clear: No one expects Hugo Chávez to go down without a fight.
Eccentric billionaire (and exotic-pet enthusiast) Bidzina Ivanishvili just won a shock election in Georgia. But is he too crazy to actually govern?
Mikheil Saakashvili's conciliatory reaction to his party's loss in the election seems to prove his critics wrong. Now let's see if the winner can do as well.
Emotions are running high as Georgians vote in a watershed parliamentary election.
How the citizens of Benghazi are pushing back against the killers of a U.S. diplomat many considered their friend.
Rocked by a prison scandal and allegations from all sides over illicit campaigning, this tiny country's election has become a brawl between political heavyweights.
The protests against Japan didn't get us our islands back, but they made one thing clear: The people are puppets of the Chinese Communist Party.
Meet the former Green Berets delivering aid to some of the most blighted corners of Burma, and saving souls along the way.
How the Gaza flotilla organizers became the best hope of Syrian refugees abandoned by the world.
Was the security lapse at the U.S. embassy in Sanaa a move by Yemen's former president to show America who still calls the shots?
Mohamed al-Zawahiri was behind the protests at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, but what he really wants is to make peace with the West.
Barely 100 days into his presidency, Francois Hollande is already trying to persuade France that his administration isn't sinking.
Could American labor unions be the best way to roll back radical Islamists in the Middle East?
Are Kenyan counterterrorism death squads behind the latest spate of targeted killings in Mombasa?
A facelift ahead of this year's Asia-Pacific summit can't mask the fact that Vladivostok, Russia's easternmost city, is slowly dying.
Turkey's voluble prime minister has talked himself into a corner on Syria. Will the spiraling unrest next door finally force him to back up his words?
Pakistan's terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad idea to develop battlefield nukes.
Ali Abdullah Saleh's government colluded with al Qaeda and duped the West. Has anything changed since his ouster?
A rare look inside Swaziland's mysterious annual kingship ceremony and brewing protest movement.