Chuck Hagel was always being upstaged by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The next secretary of defense will have to change that equation.
Dealing with Congress could drive anyone nuts, but with his immigration move, Obama is crazy like a fox.
The 113th Congress has only weeks to stop Ebola, fight ISIS, and keep the government funded.
The 2016 Democratic prospect isn't Bill 2.0, but if anyone could work miracles on the fraught U.S.-Israeli relationship, it might be her.
Why a Republican win on Tuesday may push the White House into a more aggressive foreign policy posture.
Francis may be a transformational leader, but so was Obama in 2009.
The commander in chief lays out his justification for the war in Syria and Iraq.
The U.S. needs to take a cold, hard look at the ulterior motives of its partners in the war against the Islamic State.
By limiting U.S. goals in Iraq and Syria, the president makes less likely the exit he so desperately wants.
The Nigerian-American novelist discusses the pitfalls of hashtag activism, the destructiveness of U.S. foreign policy, and that time he dreamed about meeting Obama at a Brooklyn house party.
Will anyone ever outfox Putin? Why are we still using old solutions to solve the same old Middle East Problems? And where exactly are we going in Afghanistan?
An exclusive talk with former U.S. Special Envoy Martin Indyk on Israel’s new allies, the Gaza blowup, and why Washington shrugged when the peace process collapsed.
Barack Obama needs to go to war with the Islamic State, or it will go to war with America.
Stopping genocide has never been a core interest of the United States.
The White House is running around from crisis to crisis without a game plan, much less a strategy. But leading from behind can actually work if you do it right.
Why America’s friends in Europe are wishing for the good old days of George W. Bush.
What Obama was really thinking during his Iraq remarks.
Enough with Obama's "don't do stupid sh*t" policy. Only U.S. airstrikes can save Iraq from collapse.
Can President Obama’s counterterrorism partnership plan really work without any attempt at nation building?
From hope and change, to resets and pivots, to singles and doubles, to not sticking your finger in the electric socket. How far we've fallen.
The prisoner-swap deal that saved Bowe Bergdahl might have been a bad one, but it was also moral and necessary.
The White House is promising to give allies around the world $5 billion to fight terrorists. But America’s been doing that for years -- and no one seems to know what this new program is.