Five unlikely but extremely destabilizing global crises that Obama must prepare for now.
An exclusive report on the troubled security team at America's most important embassy.
Because that's where we're headed.
Why Hagel's critics need to turn down the heat.
Barack Obama has clearly decided to cut his losses in Afghanistan. Will all hell break lose when he does?
With Obama and Karzai meeting in Washington, and peace negotiations back on the table in Afghanistan, here's what to watch out for when sitting down with Islamic fundamentalists.
These five principles should guide the U.S.-Afghan relationship after 2014.
Obama can't shirk the difficult issues when he meets with Karzai this week.
It can be done, but only if the international community truly invests in democracy.
The Pentagon’s secret PowerPoint on Afghan insider attacks.
Haunting photos of a year in the life of the war America is still fighting.
Looking back at a troubling 2012 filled with progress and peril, it's hard to determine whether the United States is winning this war.
From Turkey to Congo, next year's wars threaten global stability.
Surprisingly humane moments in combat -- and why they matter.
The Petraeus affair may be over, as far as the media circus is concerned. But its baleful aftereffects linger on.
The United States is ready to start talking to the Taliban about a peace deal again. But nothing's going to happen without Pakistan.
Can Republicans find their way out of the foreign-policy wilderness?
FP's Global Thinkers weigh in on the year gone by and what's on the horizon for 2013.
The Petraeuses aren’t the military family we should be worried about.
David Petraeus had critics before scandal struck -- they just tended to fly under the radar.