If the West doesn't shape up, the rest of the world will just go around it.
President Obama's National Security Strategy aims to prevent the emergence of wars. So why won't the White House get behind its own strategy?
When the national mood goes south, even the president’s foreign policy successes get negative marks.
How Barack Obama's fixation on ridding the world of nuclear weapons is transforming the Middle East.
Obama needs to consult Congress before he authorizes offensive military action in Afghanistan after 2014.
Only cooperation between Moscow and Washington can solve the Middle East's most vexing problems.
How the United States is strengthening defense ties with India.
Lessons in disaster recovery from Bush's underappreciated second-term rebound.
Why Obama has to lean in to the nuclear negotiations with Iran.
Why the NSA's 'we keep you safe from terrorists' rationale is bogus.
Why it's time for the White House to get ahead of the NSA scandal.
Can America really win the battle against Islamic extremism?
How the biggest intelligence community scandal in modern memory and Washington's infamous Twitter troll expose the real D.C.
From Iran to Syria to Israel, can the United States keep pushing boulders up a hill?
Why can't we get rid of nukes the same way we got rid of chemical weapons?
Does the U.S. stand a chance against Tehran, the nimble, canny free agent of nuclear negotiations?
Obama’s trying to tank the markets to win the budget fight. Problem is, that might not work -- and Republicans just don’t care.
Can anyone stop the radicalization of Syrian rebels?
Does coercive diplomacy actually work? Don't let the popular narrative on Syria fool you.
Obama should head down the diplomatic road toward a nuclear deal with Iran, but he must make exceedingly clear what he will not abide.
While Washington focuses on Syria and Iran, Egypt looks headed for a dangerous and destabilizing insurgency.