Why the Syria debate on Capitol Hill could get tripped up over partisan fiscal battles.
Five big consequences of the president's call to let Congress decide about America's Syrian intervention.
When people say the U.S. needs to control events abroad better, this is what they really mean.
Civil society groups face an uphill battle in a society dominated by militias.
Raising the curtain on this fall's fight over the defense budget.
Enough compromise. Jordanians are tired of being the good kids on the block.
Will the exiled son of China's most notorious politician reclaim his father's legacy?
The days of euphoria are long gone. Can Libyans reboot the revolution?
It’s time for the Palestinians to change the discourse from reconciliation to elections.
Why a small town in Libya refuses to give up custody of the revolution’s most high-profile prisoner.
Female soccer players are rewriting the rules for women's sports in the Middle East.
But when it comes to the federal budget, are they weeds?
Can Edward Snowden really find freedom in an unfree country?
Why paranoia is the key to Libyan politics.
Zimbabwe’s Supreme Court had the opportunity to finally give the opposition a fighting chance. But it didn't.
A young Sudanese author explores his fraught relationship to religion.
Worried about how Edward Snowden will affect President Obama's visit to Russia next month? Moscow isn't.
Caroline Kennedy is hardly the first campaign bundler to be rewarded with a plum diplomatic position.