The Obama administration is conducting a "policy review" on what to do about Syria and Iraq. But rehashing the same strategy could just make a bad situation even worse.
The period before World War I was marked by inequality, terrorism, and discontent with democracy. Sound familiar?
Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said, the man who built modern, moderate Oman, may be on his deathbed. Omanis hope for the best and fear what could come next.
Stabbing attacks and random acts of Palestinian terror have brought the violence in Gaza and the West Bank into the heart of Israel.
Is the NSA actually making us worse at fighting terrorism?
Turkey's strongman has broken the power of the military. Could that ensure the long-term victory of democracy?
The retiring deputy secretary of state sounds off on Putin's strategic weakness, the neglected continent to the south, and the state of American power.
The West is terrified of foreign fighters returning from Iraq and Syria. But not all of them are trying to bring jihad with them.
China’s response to SARS a decade ago was effective but brutal. Is there a better way to stop the spread of Ebola?
Selling warships to Russia doesn't seem like a great idea right now. But there's someone else that could buy them -- and make it a win-win for European security.
Terrible though they may be, even the worst events of late -- from IS to Ebola -- may not make a lasting imprint on the world. Or your investment portfolio.
Two governments are competing to rule Libya -- but it may be the militias that wield the real power.
The improbable tale of how the Houthis seized control of Yemen's revolution.
Beijing's ambassador to the United States on how a strong and rising China is good for the world.
Afraid for his hold on power, Putin is cracking down on Internet freedom with a flurry of new laws.
The Saudis, Qataris, and others are stepping into the fight against Islamic State. Now it's time for them to take the lead.
Iraq's Shiite militias are becoming as great a danger as the Islamic State.
Scottish independence won't just be bad for the Scots. It will be a disaster for U.S. foreign policy from Syria to the Arctic Circle.
Why the memory of a mass hostage-taking -- and the botched rescue attempt that followed -- continues to haunt Russia.
President Obama means well. But the Middle East is where America's good intentions go to die.
Al Qaeda’s control of Israel’s northern border has Jerusalem nostalgic for the days of Assad.
After years of pursuing peace and stability, Kenya's political factions are returning to bare-knuckle politics.
How the threat of the Islamic State could bring together the country's warring factions -- if only Barack Obama is willing to seize the opportunity.
China's anti-vice campagin does clickbait on social media better than you think.
As the United States steps away from the Middle East, its allies have tried to fill the void -- with disastrous results.
We know Vladimir Putin's playbook for destabilizing Ukraine. Which is why only a decisive military victory against Moscow's forces will work.