Civil-military relations haven't been this bad in decades.
The French military intervention and a successful election have given Mali a chance to reboot its democracy. But it's going to be an uphill climb.
Why some Indians are still fighting back against the country's new biometric ID system.
America will never solve its gun problem until it gets over its fetish for the Founding Fathers.
How Germany's staid, go-slow chancellor is changing Europe forever.
The battles over a drawdown at the Pentagon may have begun, but senior leadership is still prioritizing politics over hard budget realities.
Why none of the plans for intervening in Syria actually tries to save civilians.
Turkey won't be able to achieve a healthy democracy unless it allows for a greater diversity of political representation.
The Sabermetric spat about whether it's important for a president to appear "credible."
The numbers show that Republican isolationism -- and partisanship -- is growing.
For years the Houthis have been derided as subversives and separatists. Now they're sitting at the table in Sanaa.
America's politicians are abandoning their responsibilities in the Middle East. What follows could be very dangerous.
Will Egypt’s crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood fan the embers of Islamic insurgency?
As we mark the anniversary of the death of Chris Stevens, there are some in Washington who'd like to turn the drones loose on Benghazi. Here's why that would be a bad idea.
Eastern Europe's lesson for the countries of the Arab Spring: economic reform is best served quickly.
The White House should release the evidence of Syria's chemical weapons attack.
The U.S. media continue to tiptoe around the horrors of war. It's time to put more violence on TV.
France's president was quick to promise military intervention in Syria. But will his country follow him into the fray?
Wondering what is meant by 'all options are on the table'? A spokesperson will 'look into that' for you.
The four reasons it was inevitable that Obama would go to Congress on Syria.
As Syria shows, the Responsibility to Protect hasn't delivered. Time to try something new?