We play the board game in which Starfleet is a bunch of imperialist jerks.
As the secretary of state tries to get the rebels and the regime to the negotiating table, a State Department official says it would take "sarin gas being lobbed at Tel Aviv" for Washington to take military action.
7 crazy clips the former CNN host should have checked out before joining Kremlin TV.
Have 70 years of nuclear policy been based on a lie?
Does one obscure Austrian philosopher have the blueprint for the U.S. pivot to Asia?
Why it won’t be the end of the world if the mullahs get the bomb.
I wrote a book about 1979, but I left out the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel. Here’s why.
Why foreign-policy wonks shouldn't write about domestic policy.
After scaring the world witless, has North Korea slunk back into its cave?
How to keep America in the game when our enemies are trying to shut us out.
The arrest of the alleged CIA agent in Moscow looks like a joke. But it actually illustrates just how tense U.S.-Russian relations have become.
Introducing the world's most unlikely political grouping.
When progress in the Middle East seems more in reach than a Washington that works.
Should we arm the Syrian rebels? America's attempts to do so in the past hold a few answers.
China's latest border squabble with India might seem trivial, but the consequences could set Asia on edge.
New START may be flawed, but it also holds an opportunity for Obama to do something truly momentous.
When there's a foreign finger on the trigger, is Washington still accountable when innocents die?
Just a few years ago, Gazprom had Europe eating out of its hand. But now, the energy giant -- and Putin's power base -- looks set for hard times.