Why the Ukrainian leader's decision to backtrack on Europe could cost him his political career.
President Obama's National Security Strategy aims to prevent the emergence of wars. So why won't the White House get behind its own strategy?
How the latest mass protests in Ukraine go beyond the revolution of 2004.
Why Burma's rebels have every reason to be suspicious of government emissaries talking peace.
How Israel won the Arab Spring, and why a dangerous new instability threatens the entire region's geopolitical landscape.
With Keith Alexander out fighting fires, meet the woman who's really running the NSA.
Why China's powerful, new national defense posture looks so much like America's.
If we can't ease sanctions in exchange for concessions, what was the point of pressuring Iran?
A brutal militia has surrendered in Congo -- but is the war-torn country any safer?
Why Israel can no longer afford to rebuff global norms pertaining to weapons of mass destruction.
This obscure FBI unit does the domestic surveillance that no other intelligence agency can touch.
How a neurosurgeon from Maryland cleaned up one of the most notoriously violent cities in Iraq.
The real program to sabotage Iran's nuclear facilities was far more sophisticated than anyone realized.
Why is Uzbekistan's pop star princess suddenly airing the dictatorship’s dirty laundry?
Why has the Obama administration given up on speaking truth to the military rulers in Cairo?
The debate over NSA surveillance is about something else entirely.
After explosions in a provincial capital, Chinese debate whether anti-government violence is acceptable.
Some pundits are celebrating the effort to get rid of Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons. But if this is progress, what does failure look like?
A former agency insider explains how the NSA must change in the aftermath of the Snowden revelations.
Tunisia's first suicide bomber in decades managed to kill only himself. But that's little consolation to a people who are fighting to keep their transition on track.
What Iraq's implosion can teach us about Afghanistan's future.
A 1983 terror attack caught the U.S. with its eyes closed. It swore to keep watching and watching and watching.
What can we learn from the ultimate sci-fi geek chart of warships?
It's not just the United States. Democracies around the world are facing a crisis of faith.
Flournoy, Kendall are seen as leading successors.
'There has been no support for the agency from the President, and this has not gone unnoticed.'