Meet the social worker turned nuclear negotiator who's trying to keep Iran from getting the bomb.
Why can't we get rid of nukes the same way we got rid of chemical weapons?
The British Commonwealth is stirring up unaccustomed controversy -- and that's a good thing.
From Vietnam to Syria, the appalling history of U.S. efforts to end wars by creating stalemate.
The far-out, incredibly earnest argument for why the U.S. should merge with its northern neighbor.
Does coercive diplomacy actually work? Don't let the popular narrative on Syria fool you.
Obama's diplomatic solution might not stop Assad's war, but it's far better than what airstrikes would have accomplished.
Four reasons why presidents have pushed for nuclear cuts for decades -- and why there's no reason to stop now.
Don't be fooled: The United States is already knee-deep in the Syrian quagmire, and the opportunity costs are disturbing.
America's politicians are abandoning their responsibilities in the Middle East. What follows could be very dangerous.
America needs to plot a middle path for military intervention.
Did the killing of the U.S. ambassador a year ago cast a curse on the city he loved?
As we mark the anniversary of the death of Chris Stevens, there are some in Washington who'd like to turn the drones loose on Benghazi. Here's why that would be a bad idea.
Why it's best to use every tool in the toolbox when it comes to democracy assistance.
The White House seems to be confusing the least bad option with a strategic necessity.
The White House should release the evidence of Syria's chemical weapons attack.
France's president was quick to promise military intervention in Syria. But will his country follow him into the fray?
Why Obama's walking a thin tightrope getting the public on board for a Syrian intervention.
As Syria shows, the Responsibility to Protect hasn't delivered. Time to try something new?