Beijing remains unlikely to cave to pro-democracy protesters' demands, but it is now losing hearts and minds.
Minor infractions are sending Cambodian refugees back to a land they hardly recognize -- and once fled in terror.
Epic battles, evil Japanese, and the Sewol ferry sinking: Why this South Korean blockbuster is breaking every box office record.
It's time for a dose of realism when we think about how to build new democracies.
Self-determination doesn't necessarily mean freedom. Can an independent Scotland achieve both?
Why the memory of a mass hostage-taking -- and the botched rescue attempt that followed -- continues to haunt Russia.
Newly declassified documents reveal how the Nixon White House looked the other way while Israel built the Middle East’s first nukes.
A few too many years under the Deutsche Demokratische Republik can wreak havoc on a moral compass.
How the slave trade patterns of centuries ago are still shaping African marriages today.
Big data show that history does indeed repeat itself. What does that mean for foreign policymaking -- and tackling crises from Ukraine to Syria?
From Birmingham to Ferguson, a brief history of how racial tensions at home have undermined America abroad.
A few thoughts on saving the Munchkins, defeating tyranny, and the politics of America's favorite fairytale.
A new tribunal might prosecute some of Kosovo’s top leaders for gruesome crimes allegedly committed in the late 1990s, including organ trafficking and murder. But could it actually deliver justice?
Stopping genocide has never been a core interest of the United States.
Putin isn’t trying to win the Cold War -- he’s refighting the battles of World War I.
Long before Argentina’s latest default, there was Elliott Associates L.P. v. Republic of Panama.
100 years later, we still spend too much time talking about how World War I started. The real lessons are in why it lasted so long.
How the last of Israel's founding fathers went from "Mr. Security" to become his country's most prominent dove.
The 1983 downing of KAL-007 accelerated the demise of the Soviet Union. Could MH17 be a tipping point for Putin's Russia?
Here's our martial World Cup wrap-up -- where the beautiful game is just war by other means.
The only way to contain Moscow is to understand that there’s still a Cold Warrior in the Kremlin.
A mass burial in Srebrenica; bombings rock Syria; and the bulls run in Pamplona.
Seventy years after the Holocaust ravaged Hungary, Budapest's right-wing government is whitewashing the country's wartime sins by building a garish monument to a past that never existed.
Looking for an alternative to dysfunction in Washington? Maybe it's time to turn to Berlin.
In Burma, an ultranationalist Buddhist militia is training to "defend the fatherland" against Rohingya Muslims.
Why even the Fuhrer was a proponent of pork barrel spending.
Will the declaration of a new caliphate unite the world’s jihadists -- or tear them apart?