Besides, do you really fear a strong, democratic Japan more than a strong, authoritarian China?
The man who helped convince the United States to invade Iraq has spent the last decade in the political wilderness. But now, with his country in chaos, he could be its next leader.
The United States has the blueprint for a smarter way to make peace. Now it has to use it.
There's something fishy about the U.S. Navy wanting to create a new fund to pay for nuclear submarines -- so it can also pay for other ships.
As Ukrainian troops advance on Donetsk, a hardcore separatist army gears up for war.
The next-generation F-35, the most expensive plane ever built, may be too dangerous to fly. Why is Congress keeping it alive?
Don't be fooled by a minor success. America's interceptor missile-defense system is still a failed $40 billion boondoggle.
The Navy's latest high-tech destroyer is basically a floating Xbox. (See bad jokes below.)
Can Netanyahu find Israel's three kidnapped teenagers without destroying his own government and tearing the West Bank apart?
It’s time for NATO to get involved in Syria and Iraq, perhaps even putting limited Special Forces troops on the ground.
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.