The bad news is Washington hasn't seen the last of its bickering, dithering, and gridlock. The good news is Obama can change that in his first 100 days.
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This election showed that the Democratic Party's views toward Israel are changing in some disturbing ways.
7 things the U.N. can finally get around to doing now that the U.S. election is over.
The quants are riding high after Team Data crushed Team Gut in the U.S. election forecasts. But predicting the Electoral College vote is child's play next to some of these hard targets.
Barack Obama's election triumph is only days old, but already the buzz has shifted from the horserace to the coming shakeups among his top aides and cabinet secretaries. To help the president out, we asked seven top thinkers to select the brain trust that Obama should have at his side as he retools his foreign policy for a second term.
Why Obama won reelection when virtually every other incumbent in the West has been bounced from office.
Obama’s record has been a disappointment. Now he has a second chance to get it right.
Why the United States will never have another peacetime president.
With Election Day finally upon us, it's worth reflecting on what a difference four years makes.
Think the United States has a crazy way to pick a president? You should see how Lebanon does it.
The candidates may disagree on some human rights issues, but the next president will face challenges that transcend partisan lines.
The bipartisan consensus in Washington about expanding ties with India may be good for New Delhi, but it's turned the election into a snoozer.
The United States needs to decide whether to treat Russia as a marginal global actor or an asset in America's global strategy.
If Barack Obama is reelected, he'll have to deliver on his promises to Africa -- and act more like Jimmy Carter and George W. Bush.
Latin Americans may prefer Barack Obama over Mitt Romney, but few believe either candidate will pay the region the attention it deserves.
As the United States dithers, an emboldened North Korea is quietly establishing itself as a small nuclear power.
When it comes to developing an industrial policy that can revive the U.S. economy, the president may have a leg up on his Republican challenger.
We know where Barack Obama stands on the world's most dangerous weapons. But what's Mitt Romney's nuclear policy?
Mitt Romney would manage relations with a rising China better than Barack Obama.