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?
No matter where you look in the world, American words don't match American deeds.
When people say the U.S. needs to control events abroad better, this is what they really mean.
The clock is ticking on the State Department's grand strategy review. Can John Kerry match his predecessor's record on the QDDR?
Let's face it: When it comes to peace talks, face-to-face negotiations don't work.
It’s time for the Palestinians to change the discourse from reconciliation to elections.
How the United States and the Soviet Union tried to conceal the problem of radioactive leaks from underground nuclear tests.
How is the State Department ever going to get a bigger budget if Congress isn’t clear about what it actually does?
Caroline Kennedy is hardly the first campaign bundler to be rewarded with a plum diplomatic position.
Forget Egypt and Syria. Israel-Palestine is still issue No. 1 in the Middle East.
Will conflict in the Middle East trigger the next great power war?
Complain all you want. But Uncle Sam produces better journalism than most of you yahoos.
Why are the United States and Japan still giving tens of millions of dollars in aid to China?
A former U.S. negotiator on resolving the impasse over Tehran's nuclear program.