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?
While Bosnia welcomed EU dignitaries for the official WWI centennial, protesters donned masks of assassin Gavrilo Princip and Serbs erected a statue in his honor.
The problem with being a post-deterrence U.S. president is that without deterrence, the world we live in quickly becomes dangerous.
After 40 years of fighting in the desert for their unrecognized country, the people of Western Sahara may be on the cusp of collapsing into extremism - and it could be the thing that saves them.
The jihadist takeover of northern Iraq is a disaster for Iraqis. But the destruction of an ancient Christian culture is a disaster for the world.
Western governments are right to insist on the territorial integrity of Ukraine and Georgia. But that shouldn't stop them from building ties to contested regions.
Long live a new era of America's halting involvement in a world not of its own making.
The latest military coup in Thailand won't ensure real stability unless the country's new rulers address the deeper causes of political conflict.
Why the memory of the liberation of Europe is still a battlefield.
An American lawyer finds new evidence about one of World War II’s most notorious war crimes, seven decades after D-Day.
The secret history of Mikhail Gorbachev's ill-timed trip to Beijing -- and why Russia still fears the contagion of Tiananmen.
On the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, China is writing a new legacy of repression.
The forgotten history of the Battle of Khaibar offers some alluring hints.
Nearly a century after its spectacular demise, why Europe's most embarrassing anachronism is making a comeback.
In Ukraine, women militants are taking up weapons on both sides of the barricades.
The waters drowning Bosnia have unearthed thousands of land mines.
History has shown that the Catholic Church can be a great force for good. But it can only live up to that promise by properly addressing the clerical sex abuse scandal.
Four graphs show how China stacks up against the powers of yesterday.
The OSCE was designed to ensure peace in Europe. Now the conflict in Ukraine is confronting it with perhaps the greatest crisis in its history.
As Russia marks the USSR's victory over Nazi Germany in 1945, the chill of Crimea casts a shadow over remembrances.