Obama's major summit with the continent's leaders will only succeed if the White House eschews autocrats in favor of a new generation of democratic champions.
Cairo has never been a mediator between Israel and Palestine -- and today's regime actually benefits from the Gaza invasion.
One year on from the NSA surveillance revelations, guess what: the world shrugged. People still, more or less, like America.
Why America’s friends in Europe are wishing for the good old days of George W. Bush.
Overcoming sectarian divisions won’t solve Iraq’s crisis. Embracing them will.
Why is North Korea so pissed off about the upcoming Seth Rogen and James Franco comedy caper?
Western governments are right to insist on the territorial integrity of Ukraine and Georgia. But that shouldn't stop them from building ties to contested regions.
Why there's no love lost between Beijing and America's 2016 frontrunner-in-waiting.
Why Hillary Clinton's greatest foreign policy "success" isn't the win her new book claims.
The peace process has failed again, and it's time for Israel's neighbors to shoulder the burden of dealing with the Palestinians.
Warsaw's liberal diplomat is not the man to take on Russia. And Poland isn't going to save Europe.
Here are seven pressure points that could revive it.
It’s time to relearn the good tools of the Cold War.
History has shown that the Catholic Church can be a great force for good. But it can only live up to that promise by properly addressing the clerical sex abuse scandal.
In Qatar's gilded schmoozefest forum, some weird ideas about America were getting tossed around this year.
The Obama administration was against Russia sanctions before it was for them.
The leader of Burma's military is leveraging peace talks to position himself for next year's epochal presidential election.
Meet the Swedish foreign minister who isn't afraid to say what he means -- especially if it's about what Washington gets wrong.
What a peek inside America's prisons can tell us about U.S.-Iran relations.
The U.S. diplomatic corps is underfunded, overstretched, and set up to fail. Here's how to fix it.
Why Israel should count itself lucky to have a straight-talking pal like John Kerry.
Meet the Oxford-educated Polish foreign minister fighting to get a wishy-washy continent to stand up to Russia.
Why apocalyptic warnings from America's diplomat-in-chief will do nothing to advance the peace process.
Could a surprising gift of disputed Russian islands to Japan end up pulling Tokyo away from Washington?
The reconciliation deal between Hamas and the PLO is long overdue. And America should welcome it.