Sunni-Shiite hatreds are the least of the Middle East's problems -- it's the struggle within the Sunni world that will define the region for years to come.
Why Russia's ludicrous attempt to silence Alexey Navalny is a throwback to the bad old times of Stalin and Khrushchev.
The arrest of the alleged CIA agent in Moscow looks like a joke. But it actually illustrates just how tense U.S.-Russian relations have become.
Americans deserve to hear the dirty secrets of the CIA’s war on terror. We’ll all be better off with the truth.
The civil war in Burma goes on. But the government seems powerless to stop it.
Photos of the country that was supposed to be the poster child for the war on drugs.
An exclusive interview with Russia's top diplomat.
An exclusive look inside the mysterious death and life of the world's most dangerous terrorist not named Osama bin Laden.
China's new leader is using the military to consolidate his power. But has he unleashed forces beyond his control?
Look on the bright side: It could have been 0.
How self-absorbed computer nerds became a powerful force for freedom.
Thomas P.M. Barnett lets the White House off the hook for the Pentagon's dysfunction.
Talking to Syria’s rebel leader about chemical weapons, jihadi rebels, and the day after Assad falls.
Somaliland was once part of chaotic Somalia. Today it's a thriving oasis of peace.
The Gulf monarchies were once thought immune to the uprisings sweeping the Arab world. Not anymore.
Alleged chemical weapons use by Syria is pushing the United States into doing something. But Russia, China, and Iran might have something to say about that.
Their religion may stress peace, but some Buddhists are showing that they’re entirely capable of violence in the name of faith.
American values and interests are at stake in stopping the country's slow-motion destruction.
Why isn’t terrorism in the United States a whole lot more frequent?
From Guantánamo to Boston, why Americans have a dangerous tendency to overreact to terrorism.