The Obama administration is determined to find out.
What really happens when the national interest meets the water's edge.
Yes, Mr. Secretary, we get that you want to fix the Middle East. But remember that whole 'pivot' thing?
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When it comes to trade, there's an easy way for small nations to compete.
India wants to "look east," but does it have the ships -- and strategic focus -- to be a military player in Asia?
Russia's our No. 1 enemy -- and Snowden's just the tip of the iceberg.
How the U.S. spent billions on a plan that increases the danger of proliferation.
The Latin American left is back in the news thanks to the Edward Snowden saga, but the movement still hasn't found a leader to replace Hugo Chávez.
Maybe the real failed states are the ones that have the means to help other nations -- but choose to retreat inward.
In search of greener pastures, Lockheed and friends venture abroad. But competition is stiff.
Good luck with that.
Obama's plan to reduce nuclear weapons does too little and will take too long.
Why America will be paying for decades for a foreign policy based on fear.
When Syria's rebels need more than just weapons, America may well find itself in the middle of a civil war.
Imagine the civil-military divide -- but much, much bigger.
How John McCain became America's unofficial ambassador of leading from the front.
Knee-deep in Syria's civil war and surrounded by family quarrels, Qatar's emir is looking to hand over the country to his 33-year-old son.
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What has happened to the notion of cyberdefense?