Why the U.S. and Saudi Arabia are increasingly at odds.
Think Israel wouldn't strike Iran's nukes in defiance of America's wishes? Think again.
From Iran to Syria to Israel, can the United States keep pushing boulders up a hill?
Does the U.S. stand a chance against Tehran, the nimble, canny free agent of nuclear negotiations?
Imagining a presentation full of Benjamin Netanyahu's strangest metaphors for the menace posed by Tehran.
The far-out, incredibly earnest argument for why the U.S. should merge with its northern neighbor.
Does coercive diplomacy actually work? Don't let the popular narrative on Syria fool you.
Even a state visit by India's prime minister can't save a relationship with Washington that's dangerously off-base.
Why Obama has to go bigger, much bigger, in making a deal with Iran -- or be prepared for a messy failure.
Peace in the Middle East? Not if Benjamin Netanyahu has anything to say about it.
Obama's diplomatic solution might not stop Assad's war, but it's far better than what airstrikes would have accomplished.
Why a Meatloaf song should guide the U.S. approach to Iran, Syria, and Israel-Palestine.
Caroline Kennedy might have gotten softball questions at her Senate confirmation hearing, but don’t expect the Japanese to go as easy on her.
Four reasons why presidents have pushed for nuclear cuts for decades -- and why there's no reason to stop now.
Why Dilma Rousseff's decision to stand up Obama hurts Brazil more than the United States.
One reason why Western officials are being so nice to Moscow: They want Russia to destroy Syria's deadly arsenal on its own soil.
Frustrated with Obama's Syria speech? Here are two better ones he could have given.
France's president was quick to promise military intervention in Syria. But will his country follow him into the fray?
As Syria shows, the Responsibility to Protect hasn't delivered. Time to try something new?