Daniel Fried was the perfect man for the hardest job in Washington, but even he couldn’t close Guantanamo.
The only thing transparent about the White House is its perverse penchant for secrecy.
Is Pakistan's once and likely future prime minister someone the United States can work with?
Why Harold Koh's big speech on targeted killings is just more of the same, intentional Obama muddle.
Why World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is right to subject the Bank’s global business report to fresh scrutiny.
The civil war in Burma goes on. But the government seems powerless to stop it.
Some free advice for my MENA friends.
How a tiny Baltic republic succeeded in taking its oligarchs down a peg.
How U.S. guns are turning Central America into one of the most dangerous places in the world.
Why Obama doesn’t need Congress to start to make good on his promise.
Many in the State Department aren’t happy with the president’s policy on Syria. And they’re speaking out.
It’s time for the president to back up his words with action.
The big box behemoth might be a global force for good, but expansion doesn't make everyone happy.
Long before the marathon bombing, Islamists in Massachusetts were helping militants in Chechnya.
Why are the Gulf's leaders so afraid of a few jokes?
Autocrats are trying to limit free speech online. Here's why we need to make sure they fail.
Obama's targeted-killing policy is a mess. Here's what he can do about it.
How Eric Harroun, the American jihadist in Syria, was duped by the FBI into incriminating himself.