A nuclear deal is going to be the key to domestic reform in Iran in 2014 -- or its downfall.
How the U.S. ambassador in Moscow is using social media to get his message out.
Is John Kerry quietly on the cusp of a Israel-Palestine peace talks breakthrough?
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The White House bet on guerrilla fighters changing their warring ways. Turns out it was a bad bet.
Why isn't anyone focusing on the domestic help in the Indian diplomatic scandal?
With Washington and Moscow caught in a deteriorating relationship, is conflict inevitable?
Why the shocking rise of al Qaeda is scrambling the war, ripping up the playbook, and turning enemies into partners.
If the West doesn't shape up, the rest of the world will just go around it.
How an army of young people is convincing Facebook, Google, and other Internet giants to recognize one of the world's newest countries.
From Sudan to Bosnia, what history can teach us about how to manage negotiations between the Syrian regime and opposition.
60 years ago, London was even more polluted than Beijing is today.
What lessons do the success of Camp David and the failure of Oslo hold for America's nuclear deal with Iran?
How Washington stabbed the Saudis in the back, and why the Iran deal will start a nuclear arms race in the Persian Gulf.
Now is the time for Obama to beat back the congressional hawks taking aim at the Iran deal.
Stung by the Obama administration's Iran deal, Israel's political class is now convinced that there's no one to trust but themselves.
If we can't ease sanctions in exchange for concessions, what was the point of pressuring Iran?
A U.S. ally is treating a would-be nation as a prison camp -- and we're doing nothing about it.
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.
Humanitarian workers chronicle Syria's suffering -- but withhold key details on who is at fault.
Havana keeps saying that it's willing to let this U.S. contractor go. But the White House and Congress keep rejecting the offers.