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.
Part 2 in Foreign Policy’s exclusive investigation of the U.N.'s peacekeeping debacle in Darfur.
Hagel to send destroyers to Asia; Today he's in Beijing; Reciprocation problems with China; LT says: "your soldiers will amaze you;" and a bit more.
After the Darfur genocide, the United Nations sent in 20,000 peacekeepers with a single mission -- to protect the region's civilians. A Foreign Policy investigation details why they failed, and what the U.N. knew about it.
The legacy of genocide and why humanitarian intervention still needs a president that's compelled to act.
From global-health success story to nightmare: How a worldwide effort to eradicate polio went from Jonas Salk to Islamist terrorist.
Karzai's got hand; Hagel is headed to Japan; Ash Carter to start talking; Iraqi wants the U.S. to take a stand; Carl Mundy, Jr. dies; and a bit more.
The coming election in Iraq could decide the fate of the country's struggling democracy. The United States needs to take a stand.
Tunisia has made it farther down the road to democracy than any other Arab Spring country. That means that it deserves hands-on support from the West -- sooner rather than later.
The Taliban isn't attacking the Afghan army anymore -- they're trying to blow up the heart of Afghan politics.
20 years after the Rwandan genocide, is Paul Kagame's government assassinating its critics?
Why Afghanistan's next president won't succeed without the warlords -- or the Taliban.
Crimea crisis awakens an anemic NATO; Egypt's Gen. Sisi throws his hat in the ring; Petty Officer Mayo was a hero; Why will 1,892 flags to be planted on the Mall today?; and a bit more.
Why Washington can't afford to neglect its friends in the Gulf.
If Putin wants to make a grab for Ukraine's east and south, he'll need to move soon.
Why ensuring nuclear material doesn't end up in terrorists' hands should still be at the very top of President Obama's agenda.
Can the Nuclear Security Summit actually move beyond stopgap measures and vague promises?
There's increasing evidence that Vladimir Putin is dangerously drunk on power -- and reckless.
Why Russians have good reason to suspect the West's motives in Ukraine.
The nationalist militias of Kiev are ready for a fight with Russia.
The Obama administration hoped global markets would punish Russia. It's not happening.
Vladimir Putin's forces in Crimea are trying to pick a fight. But the Ukrainians hunkered down in their bases have every interest in abstaining.
Obama gambled that U.S. power would trump Russia's interests in Ukraine. He was wrong.