The growing insecurity of religious and ethnic minorities is one of the biggest problems arising from the Arab Spring. But much can be done to protect them.
How Barack Obama and Mitt Romney measure up on the seven foreign policy issues that really matter.
The EU's "strong" sanctions on Iran are full of holes, but might they be enough to prevent the U.S. going to war?
Five other dangers that deserve our immediate attention.
How the sanctions might hurt America's potential allies inside Iran.
The depreciation of the rial is unlikely to change Iran's foreign-policy calculations.
The Chinese purchase of a Canadian oil company is something U.S. officials should welcome, not fear.
Some say the sanctions against Tehran are working. But wasn't the Iranian economy already a basket case?
When it comes to Israel, neither Obama nor Romney is as good or bad as American Jews think.
The Israelis and the Americans are zeroing in on a strike option that has a real chance of deterring the mullahs -- and defusing Mitt Romney's attacks.
How Israel's prime minister is stacking his cabinet for a strike on Iran.
This time, it's Western politicians, not Arabian sheikhs, who are roiling the oil markets.
Why Israel and the United States should keep their disagreements to themselves.
What the Cuban Missile Crisis can teach us about stopping Iran.
An Iranian group's lobbying campaign to get removed from the U.S. list of terror organizations looks to be a success. But what does that say about the state of politics in Washington?
The Iranian nuclear program is a complex threat to international peace and stability. In this ambitious paper, former national security advisor Stephen J. Hadley says that stopping it requires an equally complex and sophisticated strategy.