Meet Dmytro Firtash, the shady billionaire at the heart of Russia’s energy stranglehold over Kiev.
As moderate rebels beat back Islamist radicals in Syria, Assad gains.
President Obama takes a big risk and scores a win for democracy -- and no one gives a damn.
It's time for a frank conversation about some of the unsavory characters in Kiev.
How big goals and low bandwidth scuppered Obama's overburdened foreign policy agenda.
How politicians and pundits misread “city on a hill” and butcher the real meaning of American exceptionalism.
Nowadays, it seems, everyone's a fascist. Here's a handy guide to identifying the real thing.
In refusing to recognize Israel as the “Jewish state,” the Palestinian leader is denying a fact that even Yasser Arafat was willing to admit.
The last stand of Crimea’s pro-Ukraine movement.
Some of the most advanced countries in the world are increasingly rejecting climate change. But where did they get this idea? America, it seems.
Back in the days of the Arab Spring, optimists predicted a bright future for democratic upheavals around the world. But the reality in places like Ukraine, Venezuela, Turkey, and Thailand is far messier.
A year after his death, Hugo Chávez is still wrecking Venezuela. Why won’t his opponents just say it?
John Brennan took over the CIA after years working for Barack Obama. Now he's on the hot seat as lawmakers demand to know whether the CIA spied on Congress.
Vladimir Putin didn't invade Ukraine because he could. He did it because he had to.
Britain has been irrelevant in Ukraine's crisis. If it leaves the EU, it will only become more insignificant.
The nationalist militias of Kiev are ready for a fight with Russia.
I invaded Ukraine, and it ended in stalemate. Maybe someone should tell Putin.
The oil-rich emirate once was heralded as the Arab world's rising power. Now, its neighbors are pressuring it to take a back seat role.
With two-thirds of Iraq’s provinces in open conflict with the capital, Nouri al-Maliki is resorting to Saddam Hussein’s playbook to keep the country together.
How to "make oppression backfire" by peacefully leveraging the brutality of the oppressors.
New poll shows that if the two-state solution collapses, U.S. public favors democracy over Jewishness.
Vladimir Putin is justifying his grab for Crimea with the need to protect the "Russian-speaking population" in Ukraine. But why stop there?
Yulia Tymoshenko is out of prison, but the heroine of the Orange Revolution may not be the leader Ukraine wants.