As one of America's foremost diplomats hangs up his spurs, lessons from 33 years at the State Department.
What Hong Kong's Occupy Central can learn from the Tahrir Square uprising.
Here's our martial World Cup wrap-up -- where the beautiful game is just war by other means.
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How to ski for Dominica if you're an Italian couple from Staten Island.
5 reasons U.S. lawmakers need to get on board with mega-regional free trade deals.
And the nine other top foreign policy headlines of 2014.
From Sochi to Sudan, 10 conflicts that will threaten global stability in 2014.
Six events and trends that were overlooked this year, but may be leading the headlines in 2014.
Meet the next generation of North Korea's ruling family -- while you still can.
Five ways that Beijing could get rid of its dependence on U.S. debt.
Live sex, human Tetris, baby giveaways, and more.
Shantytown resorts, homeless hotels, and 6 other tasteless vacations for the 1 percent
5 pioneers of social media, from before social media was an annoying buzzword.
Imagining a presentation full of Benjamin Netanyahu's strangest metaphors for the menace posed by Tehran.
7 far-out geoengineering ideas that could save the planet -- or destroy it trying.
From Tunisia to South Africa, where workers still rule.
Yes, we now have confirmation that the CIA was behind Iran's 1953 coup. But the agency hardly stopped there.