The psychology behind Israel's Gaza war and the truce that followed.
Turkey's support for Hamas agents who tried to topple Mahmoud Abbas's Palestinian Authority is putting Erdogan in a pickle.
A single family has dominated Indian politics since independence. One man’s incompetence is about to bring it all to an end.
From logging Tasmanian forests to dumping in the Great Barrier Reef, Prime Minister Tony Abbott is the Australian environment's worst nightmare.
Moscow dreamed of transforming southeastern Ukraine into a client state. But the Kremlin's plans are fraying as Kiev pushes back.
A few thoughts on saving the Munchkins, defeating tyranny, and the politics of America's favorite fairytale.
The revolutionaries of the Maidan wanted to end crony capitalism. But it's back with a vengeance.
On Weibo, a provincial anti-graft official has dared to call out the current and former heads of a powerful regulatory body.
I went to Cairo to present Egypt's leaders with evidence that police slaughtered 1,000 people at Rabaa Square. They wouldn't even let me out of the airport.
Stopping the Islamic State's murderous advance is one thing. But resolving the political crisis between Shiite Baghdad and the Sunni power brokers up north might be impossible.
For the hard-line brigades in Gaza, a cease-fire is only a temporary reprieve from a battle that never ends.
Russians have gotten used to some fancy foods in recent years. But they're willing to sacrifice Parmesan for Putin's foreign policy.
After 11 increasingly authoritarian years as prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan is running for president on Aug. 10. What happens next won’t surprise you.
Why an Erdogan victory in Turkey's presidential election is likely to trigger the biggest opposition backlash yet. The first in our series of Lab Reports on Turkey.
Iran claims to be Palestine’s biggest proponent. So why has Tehran been silent on Gaza?
Yemen's al Qaeda franchise isn't moving to create its own Islamic state quite yet. But the fact that it continues to thrive is ominous enough.
Georgia's ex-president stands accused of abusing his power. His friends in the West should let the law run its course.
Face it: Hillary Clinton will be a two-term president, and I’ll vote for her. But a Democratic stranglehold on the White House is bad for America.
With Russian troops massing on the Ukrainian border, the talk of war is getting louder. But it doesn’t have to happen.
The militant group's rise is leaving a trail of destruction across Nigeria's northeast.
Anti-corruption efforts claimed Zhou Yongkang's career, but there is one last taboo we must break.
The United States wants to help rid Africa of corruption, coups, and terrorism. And it's going about it all wrong.
With a cease-fire holding, a battered Hamas now begins its battle with enemies within for control over the future of the Strip.
Why renaming a Washington street after a leading Chinese dissident is an excellent idea.
Burma's democratic transition is running off the rails. Obama and Kerry can help to bring it back on track.
With Gaza in flames, can Mahmoud Abbas keep a lid on a smoldering West Bank?
Why some Libyans see a solution to the country's political crises in a document that was published 63 years ago.
From Syria to Gaza to #BringBackOurGirls, what makes people care about stories one minute -- and forget about them the next?