No, America hasn't "lost" Iraq. But a dangerous realpolitik is the new normal in Baghdad.
After scaring the world witless, has North Korea slunk back into its cave?
How Burmese insurgent groups are using China's version of Twitter to fight their war.
Could the United States really go to war with China?
How to keep America in the game when our enemies are trying to shut us out.
Why human rights advocates should stop worrying about the phantom fear of autonomy.
What we know about the Syrian rebel commander captured on video ripping out and eating the heart of a pro-Assad fighter.
Why Syria could turn out to be Iran's Vietnam -- not America's.
Is Pakistan's once and likely future prime minister someone the United States can work with?
How the cartography of Game of Thrones explains the world.
Is this a generationally significant change of power, or more of the same dysfunction?
Should we arm the Syrian rebels? America's attempts to do so in the past hold a few answers.
Why Harold Koh's big speech on targeted killings is just more of the same, intentional Obama muddle.
What's got the Kremlin so worried that it created a Special Operations Command?
China's latest border squabble with India might seem trivial, but the consequences could set Asia on edge.
New START may be flawed, but it also holds an opportunity for Obama to do something truly momentous.
When there's a foreign finger on the trigger, is Washington still accountable when innocents die?
The civil war in Burma goes on. But the government seems powerless to stop it.
History shows that wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am rarely works out for the best.
As America's top diplomat heads to Moscow, here are some tough questions he needs to answer about the Obama administration's flawed nuclear treaty.
At the stroke of a pen, President Obama could reassure a key ally and put Pyongyang back in its box. Here’s how.
When defense budgets get tight, politics can get a little complicated.