The U.S. policy to defeat the Islamic State is doomed to failure. Here’s how to fix it.
The Peña Nieto administration is eager to move on from the country’s latest security crisis, but Mexicans are refusing to let the government off the hook.
It took at least 10 trucks to haul off Xu Caihou's accumulated booty.
The Iraqi soldiers, Kurdish Peshmerga, and Sunni tribesmen battling the militants will get some of the weapons they've long asked for.
Dropping bombs isn't the only way to advance American interests abroad.
With U.S.-backed rebels trapped between Assad and ISIS, the White House is closer to establishing a safe zone in northern Syria.
Sophisticated Russian weapons have been spotted near Donetsk, signaling a dangerous new phase in the conflict may be underway.
Despite the Obama-Xi handshake deal, the probability of confrontation will only heighten as long as the PLA remains a black box.
The 113th Congress has only weeks to stop Ebola, fight ISIS, and keep the government funded.
The midterm drubbing wasn't a referendum on Obama's foreign policy. In the next two years, he should double down and stick to his guns.
The world doesn’t need the United States nearly as much as we like to think it does.
Don’t kid yourselves; from the Islamic State to Ukraine to Iran, foreign policy mattered in Tuesday's elections.
Why a Republican win on Tuesday may push the White House into a more aggressive foreign policy posture.
Thirteen years after Wisconsin’s 829th Engineer Co. deployed to build Afghanistan’s war infrastructure, they’re back to tear it apart and take it home.
One of the most influential Army officers of the Iraq theater on why the United States seems destined to repeat the mistakes of the past.
What dismantling 10 years of war in Afghanistan looks like.
Ty Carter fought in Afghanistan and became a hero. Now he has one more enemy to fight: PTSD.
Why we shouldn't be selling arms to Vietnam.
From Afghanistan to Mali to Iraq, training and equipping other countries' militaries has a terrible track record. Why would we want to make it a permanent part of U.S. strategy?
Beijing's ambassador to the United States on how a strong and rising China is good for the world.
When it comes to destroying the Islamic State in Syria, boots on the ground should be the least of our worries.
Syrian opposition forces, Obama's key to defeating the Islamic State, say the Pentagon isn't consulting them on airstrikes.
The Obama administration is embarking on a multibillion-dollar nuclear spending spree. Problem is, none of it is necessary.
The 6 fictions we have to stop telling ourselves about Obama, the Islamic State, and what the United States can and can't do to save Iraq and Syria.
The Saudis, Qataris, and others are stepping into the fight against Islamic State. Now it's time for them to take the lead.
The Obama administration and an array of Arab allies have begun hitting dozens of Islamic States targets inside Syria, expanding an air campaign against what Washington sees as the most powerful Islamist militants in the world.