Why America needs a personnel system built for the 21st century.
The future of the Internet may lie in the past. And that's not a good thing.
New revelations at Guantánamo show the walls have ears, and justice is being made a mockery.
An exclusive trove of al Qaeda documents found in this fabled city shows a theocracy in the making in Mali.
The president isn't claiming too much power to kill Americans who join al Qaeda -- but too little.
There's a reason Egyptians keep taking to the streets: The Muslim Brotherhood has proved to be little more than the old Mubarak clique with beards.
If history is any guide, today’s assassination in Tunisia could set off a dangerous revolutionary dynamic.
Obama's legal rationale for whacking Americans is so broad you could fly a drone through it.
After Republicans' election-year drubbing, the United States has an historic opportunity to fix its broken immigration system. And the arguments against reform simply don't hold up anymore.
A gay rights revolution is sweeping across the Americas. It's time for Washington to catch up.
The French actor's case is the exception that proves the rule: Citizenship still matters.
Viewers and critics have been shocked by Zero Dark Thirty's depiction of enhanced interrogation techniques. But, if anything, the film goes way too easy on the CIA.
Who's behind the assassination of three Kurdish women in the heart of the French capital?
An encouraging number of the world's people voted in 2012. But voting does not a democracy make.
Nearly all the world's diamonds -- legal or not -- pass through this one Indian city.
Bangladeshis want a reckoning with their bloody past. But they can do it without partisanship?
Four reminders about just how entrenched guns are in American society.
How a mayor set out to save a Sicilian city from neglect and Mafia influence.
The most important showdown between China and the United States isn't happening in the Pacific. It's happening at the SEC.