Ending conflict demands more than knowing why countries go to pieces -- it calls for knowing why they don't.
Should journalists killed in action be mourned less because they were working for the Kremlin?
After a six-month lull, the CIA's drones are dropping bombs on Pakistan again. But the policy is as misguided as ever.
Not long ago, stability and security in Iraq seemed possible. Maliki's corruption shattered any hope of that.
Why Tokyo and Beijing are still fighting a war that began in 1894.
How Ukrainian forces took back a town controlled by pro-Russian separatists -- and scored a major victory for their country's morale.
Long live a new era of America's halting involvement in a world not of its own making.
Why is bombing the only option in Washington's policy toolkit?
First Crimea, now Iraq. Why does America's $50 billion intelligence community keep getting taken by surprise?
The United Nations isn't following its own rules on equality -- and it's time to make it start.
How history, greed, and nepotism are preventing the continent from securing itself against al-Shabab, Boko Haram, and other threats.
A new U.N. report reveals that peacekeepers sent to the Central African Republic took sides in the conflict.
An American lawyer finds new evidence about one of World War II’s most notorious war crimes, seven decades after D-Day.
From hope and change, to resets and pivots, to singles and doubles, to not sticking your finger in the electric socket. How far we've fallen.
The prisoner-swap deal that saved Bowe Bergdahl might have been a bad one, but it was also moral and necessary.
The Taliban swap for Sgt. Bergdahl is just the latest in a long line of occasions when America willingly dealt with bad guys. And like it or not, this is how wars end.
Guatemala’s government continues to deny a genocide, violently repress activists, and undermine the rule of law. Has anything really changed since civil war ended nearly 20 years ago?
The White House is promising to give allies around the world $5 billion to fight terrorists. But America’s been doing that for years -- and no one seems to know what this new program is.
The next VA Secretary will need to press reset on an entrenched bureaucracy with surging demand.
Rising global violence threatens more than humanity's collective conscience. In 2014, America should seize two critical opportunities to address it.
The dirty secret about Obama’s Afghan plan is that tens of thousands of American civilians will be on the ground long after the troops have left.
The two big things missing from Obama’s speech are the keys to working with foreign partners on massive global problems.
Chinese state media thinks so. Meet the country's legions of 'junmi.'