A Review of Restless Valley: Revolution, Murder, and Intrigue in the Heart of Central Asia by Philip Shishkin.
Inside Moscow's ridiculous plan to redevelop a massive Soviet-era exhibition space.
Photos of the Syrian cultural heritage sites now being used as battlefields and sniper hideouts.
History shows that wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am rarely works out for the best.
Hopes for peaceful change have been replaced by sectarian animosity and unending bloodshed.
America could use a little philosophical humility right now.
How self-absorbed computer nerds became a powerful force for freedom.
A secret document shows the NSA has been planning attacks since the Clinton years.
What it's like to sit and talk with jihadists, neo-Nazis, and lone-wolf killers.
Meet Degi Dudayev. It's not easy being the son of independent Chechnya's dead president.
Long before the marathon bombing, Islamists in Massachusetts were helping militants in Chechnya.
A brief history of the Chechen diaspora, Islamic radicalism, and the possible link to the Boston bombing suspects.
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.