As the Syrian war rages next door, an unlikely alliance between Hezbollah and the U.S.-funded Lebanese security forces is keeping the violence at bay.
Pyongyang's military is in decline? Think again. New satellite images show that nukes aren't the only thing on North Korea's mind these days.
Why the Russian president is turning to his fellow martial artists to staff an efficient and loyal security force.
The leader of Burma's military is leveraging peace talks to position himself for next year's epochal presidential election.
Why Washington and Silicon Valley must work together to truly understand the world.
Burma's Rohingya minority could fall victim to full-scale genocide if the international community doesn't intervene.
Could anything have prevented the tragedy that is now befalling South Sudan?
What Shakespeare, Lincoln, and "Lone Survivor" teach us about the danger of refusing to confront futility in war.
With the country descending into chaos, President Goodluck Jonathan is running out of excuses and places to hide.
The four functions of China's top national security body.
The state isn't trying to use Boko Haram as a political tool -- it's just been totally useless in doing anything to defeat it.
On the streets of Eastern Ukraine, the droogs are loose and chaos reigns.
Why America's global dominance in military technology is starting to crumble.
Though some deride Russia for backward thinking, Putin's strategy in Ukraine betrays a nuanced understanding of 21st century geopolitics.
Hagel's hotline to the Kremlin; Iraq's election today; Denny Blair debuts; Obama as Captain America; At the Pentagon, if it looks like an alligator… and a bit more.
The latest plans for the Pentagon's budget present an alternate reality.
Inside the secret Fed cybersecurity unit keeping trillions of dollars safe from hackers.
Russia denies that it's meddling in Ukraine. But the pro-Russian forces out there don't always hide their links to Moscow.
The government has new plan to ensure that your seat belts are fastened, seats are in the upright position -- and no one is hacking your plane.
Unkempt? New Army reg on hairstyles raise ire; Did Snowden mess up?; Abdullah Abdullah's lead widens; Donilon on the Asia Pivot: all good; and a bit more.
Why the Navy’s betting on the wrong robot airplane for future wars.
Life was already hard enough for Ukrainians. But now they also have to worry about a Russian army on the march.
In a new video, a resurgent AQAP celebrates their latest jailbreak and warns what comes next.
How Burmese rebels are waging war on the opium industry.
How Washington turned its back on a foreign-policy triumph and let Darfur descend back into chaos. Part 3 in Foreign Policy's exclusive investigation of the U.N.'s peacekeeping debacle in Sudan.