From Guantánamo to Boston, why Americans have a dangerous tendency to overreact to terrorism.
Even after the tragedy in Boston, our country remains uniquely secure from foreign threats -- and that shapes how Americans see the world.
You can't beat a lone terrorist -- or al Qaeda for that matter -- with shock and awe.
The only way to stop Pyongyang's cycle of brinkmanship and extortion is to address the real problem -- South Korea.
Is John Kerry ready to deal with North Korea? Here's how to do it.
The most powerful lobby in Washington isn't the NRA. It's the Castro-hating right wing that has Obama's bureaucrats terrified and inert.
U.S. intelligence looks at Beijing's military options in North Korea.
She wanted Gorbachev to stop the reunification of Germany.
Why Margaret Thatcher still makes life difficult for Britain's Conservatives.
For those still confused: No, Kim Jong Un is probably not a reformist after all.
Don't look now, declinists, but the U.S. economy is strong and poised to beat its rivals. Yes, even China.
What the Cuban missile crisis teaches us about facing down North Korea.
Why Reagan’s former budget chief is like a crazy person howling in the wind. Let’s ignore him.
What does it say about Germany today that in order to see some Jews you’ve got to go to a museum?
The persistent dangers of low-tech warfare.
The competing forces in Iran's political system are poised to collide in this summer's presidential election.
After two decades of advocacy, we finally have a U.N. Arms Trade Treaty.
I heard Pyongyang make a real offer -- but the Obama White House didn't even listen.
What if the U.N.'s headquarters had been on Lake St. Clair instead of the East River?
What 'Star Trek' teaches us about international relations.
What Mao and Stalin’s first awkward meeting tells us about Xi Jinping’s confident trip to see Vladimir Putin.
Peng Liyuan is the first prominent Chinese first lady in decades. But does she matter?
North Korea is a lot more dangerous than you think, but that doesn't mean that Kim Jong Un is insane.
The awesome sci-fi novel about U.S. relations with Israel -- in an alternate acid-trip universe.