Israel can be Jewish, democratic, or a state in control of the Palestinian territories. Choose two.
The future of the Internet may lie in the past. And that's not a good thing.
Japan is Washington's most important Asian ally. But in some ways it's also the trickiest.
The world is grown so bad that wrens make prey where eagles dare not perch. Can Shakespeare’s fallen tyrant help us set it to rights?
After Republicans' election-year drubbing, the United States has an historic opportunity to fix its broken immigration system. And the arguments against reform simply don't hold up anymore.
As Myanmar’s messy democracy turns to the West, Beijing debates stirring up ethnic tensions to rile the government and maintain its leverage.
As winter clutches northern Syria, thousands displaced by the civil war take cold comfort in a temporary tent city.
For one journalist embarking on a seven-year journey to retrace the footsteps of early humans, the biggest obstacles are man-made.
Ma'aleh Adumim symbolizes why Middle East peace may no longer be possible.
Yemenis hope that a planned National Dialogue will save the revolution. But what abut the guys with the guns?
Congo is an object lesson in how not to resolve conflicts. It's time we changed that.
In their quest to unify the country after the Arab Spring, Yemen's new leaders are confronting a major obstacle: calls for secession.
As the net flow of immigrants from Mexico nears zero, violent and impoverished Central American countries have emerged as the fastest-rising source of illegal immigrants to the U.S.
Why corruption is set to become one of the defining political issues of the 21st century.
The dispute over islands in the East China Sea is stirring up nationalist passions in the region. That doesn't bode well for the future of democracy.
Yes, it's true: Military involvement in Syria has its risks. But the costs of non-intervention are growing by the day.
Things are heating up in the Greater Pacific. Here are five key spots to watch.
As Brazil takes the lead in bringing infrastructure development to South America, indigenous communities are fighting for their way of life.
For Middle East peace, it's the only game in town.
An American photojournalist describes what he saw during the month he spent in a Syrian village under siege.
Gather round, children, and let me tell you about the War of 1812.
The United States has put up with Pakistan's insidious double game for a decade now. Not anymore.
A look at the remote glacial region where Pakistan and India are locked in a tense, and seemingly pointless, stalemate over frozen wilderness.
Why are India and Pakistan sacrificing hundreds of soldiers' lives over an uninhabitable icy wasteland?
Why Cambodia’s opposition faces a steep uphill battle in its effort to oust Prime Minister Hun Sen.