What the Cuban missile crisis teaches us about facing down North Korea.
After two decades of advocacy, we finally have a U.N. Arms Trade Treaty.
What if the U.N.'s headquarters had been on Lake St. Clair instead of the East River?
The State Department is engaging the world’s growing cities like never before. A top U.S. diplomat explains why.
What Mao and Stalin’s first awkward meeting tells us about Xi Jinping’s confident trip to see Vladimir Putin.
Once a laughingstock, the Arab world’s political body is closing ranks against Bashar al-Assad.
Let's hold the applause. Obama's trip to Israel was nothing new.
As the country's National Dialogue kicks off this week, hope is in short supply.
By going over the heads of Israeli and Palestinian leaders, Obama is demanding that their people step up.
Realpolitik is no answer to the challenges posed by the Arab Spring.
The U.S. military doesn’t exactly have an unblemished record when it comes to promoting democracy. Is there a way to change that?
How North Korea’s threats of brimstone and fire are driving a wedge between the United States and its South Korean ally.
It’s time to stop focusing on personalities and get down to the more important business of identifying common interests.
Here are 11 lessons to keep in mind if you want to have any hope of solving the Middle East's most intractable conflict.
Is Obama’s light-footprint diplomacy inviting tomorrow’s problems?
A decade later, what lessons haven't we learned from the war in Iraq that we should?
What the North's provocations mean for Washington's relations with Seoul.
Congress needs to make Pyongyang pay a price for its recklessness.
The peace process's two top negotiators reflect on the 20 years since their fleeting triumph.
After two years, 1 million refugees, and more than 70,000 dead, some Syrians -- and one American president -- are still looking to protect their own interests rather than save a country.