Putin's reelection strategy: Blame the world for everything.
What's on the horizon for warfare in 2012? FP asked some of the world's top experts to fill in the blanks.
Why are polls so all over the map when it comes to bombing Iran?
The debate over American decline is missing the point. All this talk about projecting U.S. power abroad means nothing if we can't fix our severe problems at home.
With Obama’s contraceptive plan putting him in hot water, how much does religion really matter at the ballot box?
How did liberals end up supporting the Obama administration’s continuation of George W. Bush's secret war on terror?
Rick Santorum says he's been studying Iran for a decade. But does he know what he's talking about?
In the end, Americans just aren't interested in getting involved in promoting democracy overseas.
Meet the Super PAC that wants to fight Islam, ban circumcision, and bury people at sea.
American politicians should stop pretending the United States runs the world.
Instead of repeating tired applause lines about Fidel Castro, here are the vital Latin American issues the Republican candidates should be talking about.
Republicans have a historic chance to win the Hispanic vote. They're shooting themselves in the foot.
The Republican establishment would probably prefer that Newt Gingrich spend less time talking about lunar mining and space hotels. But the former House speaker may be the only true free-marketer in outer space.
Obama thinks America can be as great as it once was. Oh, and Osama bin Laden is dead.
Obama's State of the Union address highlighted good news for U.S. oil production. But is America really on the path to energy independence?
The presidency will be won or lost on the strength of the economy, but some surprising international issues may mix things up.
Banish any thought of Obama going soft on foreign policy. His third State of the Union address was wrapped in the flag of martial victory.
The uproar over Mitt Romney's finances shines a light on the world's most unlikely financial capital.
A pre-State of the Union guide to Barack Obama's favorite foreign-policy themes -- and how they've evolved over time.
Newt Gingrich is still very much the foreign-policy provocateur he was in 1995.
The president gives a good speech, and sure, he got Osama bin Laden, but do his foreign policies add up to anything?
Why is Barack Obama standing to the right of conservatives when it comes to cutting the defense budget?
Why President Obama might be in serious trouble when it comes to his handling of Iran’s nuclear ambitions.
Romney's rise may be producing yawns at home, but the Republican frontrunner has touched a nerve (make that several nerves) overseas.