Facing threats from all directions, King Abdullah moves to get his foreign-policy team in place -- and quell infighting within the royal family.
Snap out of it, America. You're good enough, smart enough -- who cares if people don't like you?
Chamber, manufacturers leaning on reluctant lawmakers to keep export credit flowing.
Why the prophets of American decline are wrong.
Looking for an alternative to dysfunction in Washington? Maybe it's time to turn to Berlin.
Will the murder of three teenagers bring Armageddon to the Arab-Israeli conflict?
Want to find out what an Argentine politician stands for? Ask him about soccer.
Just like in politics and law, saying otherwise won’t do anyone any good.
An investigation into potentially illegal spending could leave the Pentagon's spy agency rudderless as it ramps up operations in Iraq.
Lessons from a lifetime of political activism.
Can Netanyahu find Israel's three kidnapped teenagers without destroying his own government and tearing the West Bank apart?
The militant Palestinian movement faces declining popular support, empty coffers, and bitter enemies abroad. Now with a massive Israeli crackdown underway, it's struggling to determine its true identity.
Why the new United Nations human rights advocate is the wrong man for the job.
Warsaw's elite thought they were off the record. What happened next threatens Poland's politics and international relations.
Ending conflict demands more than knowing why countries go to pieces -- it calls for knowing why they don't.
As accusations of voter fraud fly, Afghanistan’s presidential race is ripping the country apart.
These are the seven men who could replace him.
Why we should be worried about the Japanese prime minister's move to amend the constitution.
Iran's hard-line publicity machine is waging a war against President Hassan Rouhani. But unlike other moderates before him, Rouhani is fighting back.
Should journalists killed in action be mourned less because they were working for the Kremlin?
These guys were wrong about every aspect of Iraq. Why do we still have to listen to them?
The people of the Middle East don't want extremists or Syria's president either. But they want Western meddling even less.
The jihadist takeover of northern Iraq is a disaster for Iraqis. But the destruction of an ancient Christian culture is a disaster for the world.
Looks can be deceiving. In China, official bribery -- even exchanging sex for power -- is still too normal.
How Ukrainian forces took back a town controlled by pro-Russian separatists -- and scored a major victory for their country's morale.
With bizarre plans for a new league, Julio Grondona is finally showing his age.
Oscar Iván Zuluaga has vowed to axe talks with the FARC if he wins. But can he really follow through?
Iran's president came to office promising liberalization and a better relationship with the West. But can he really have both?