In an exclusive interview, a top Iranian official says that Khomeini personally stopped him from building Iran's WMD program.
As the town of Kobani appears poised to fall to the Islamic State, exclusive, previously classified, State Department cables show how U.S. officials tried to both engage and undermine its Kurdish defenders.
How to make ricin, Semtex, and banana mousse.
Buried in a Dell computer captured in Syria are lessons for making bubonic plague bombs and missives on using weapons of mass destruction.
Here's why Keith Alexander thinks he's worth a million dollars a month.
An investigation into potentially illegal spending could leave the Pentagon's spy agency rudderless as it ramps up operations in Iraq.
An American lawyer finds new evidence about one of World War II’s most notorious war crimes, seven decades after D-Day.
An American solar panel company wondered why Chinese firms kept undercutting their prices. Then the FBI knocked on their door.
Everything you need to know about the U.S. military’s defense strategy to protect humanity from the walking dead.
The push underscores a fundamental question: Can the nuke force police its own?
Secret Energy Dept. report says boondoggle to handle Cold War plutonium will cost billions more.
With Keith Alexander out fighting fires, meet the woman who's really running the NSA.
The real program to sabotage Iran's nuclear facilities was far more sophisticated than anyone realized.
Humanitarian workers chronicle Syria's suffering -- but withhold key details on who is at fault.
Meet the two innocent Canadians beaten up and left to rot for months in Cairo's most notorious prison.
An exclusive conversation with European radicals fighting for an Islamic state in Syria.
A year and a half before the surge, a secret review group in Baghdad recommended a drastic change in U.S. strategy. If that advice had been heeded, might the war have turned out differently? An exclusive excerpt from The Endgame, a new book on America's final days in Iraq.
A series of CIA memos describes how Israeli Mossad agents posed as American spies to recruit members of the terrorist organization Jundallah to fight their covert war against Iran.
The U.S. government is finally attempting to seize tens of millions of dollars in assets -- including a serious stash of Michael Jackson memorabilia -- from Equatorial Guinea's playboy president-in-waiting. Took long enough.
Exclusive: U.S. government targets the $30 million Malibu estate of Equatorial Guinea's playboy president-in-waiting -- and Michael Jackson's glove.
Exclusive new cables released by WikiLeaks reveal the United States' heavy-handed efforts to help Israel at the U.N.
On Friday, the White House parted ways with a very publicly unhappy national security advisor and many blamed his hasty pre-election exit on the account in journalist Bob Woodward's new book, Obama's Wars. Woodward tells Foreign Policy what he makes of Jim Jones's rocky tenure, why the president "is his own chief foreign policy strategist" -- and how he's still doesn't trust his generals.