Does the U.S. stand a chance against Tehran, the nimble, canny free agent of nuclear negotiations?
Can anyone stop the radicalization of Syrian rebels?
Why al-Shabab's Westgate massacre is just the tip of the iceberg for an Africa on the edge of dysfunction.
Blame profits, politics -- and a huge growth in secrecy-obsessed institutions.
Forget the nerve gas. It's Assad's bioweapons program that should keep you up at night.
International election monitors are devaluing their verdicts for political reasons. It's time to stop.
How Syria's civil war crept into the heart of Baghdad -- then went boom.
Forget Rouhani. Iran's hard-line Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei might actually be open to a nuclear deal with America.
Why some Indians are still fighting back against the country's new biometric ID system.
It's not just that Americans don't want to go to war against Assad -- it's that they know America's not good at going to war anymore.
Nathan Myhrvold's a king of computer science, intellectual property, and extreme food. Can he teach Washington how to fight bad guys too?
The numbers show that Republican isolationism -- and partisanship -- is growing.
Will Egypt’s crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood fan the embers of Islamic insurgency?
It's not just about chemical weapons -- it's about stopping a brutal dictator's war.
As we mark the anniversary of the death of Chris Stevens, there are some in Washington who'd like to turn the drones loose on Benghazi. Here's why that would be a bad idea.
Inside Gen. Keith Alexander's all-out, barely-legal drive to build the ultimate spy machine.
How do Syria’s rebels feel about a U.S. bombing campaign against Assad?
The four reasons it was inevitable that Obama would go to Congress on Syria.
A slowing economy, an exploding submarine, corruption scandals -- what's happened to India?