Why is President Obama still allowing covert operations in Cuba? It's just one failed disaster after another.
There's a gaping hole at the State Department that needs fixing. Here's how to do it.
Why is the United States taking Moscow to task over noncompliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty?
Why apocalyptic warnings from America's diplomat-in-chief will do nothing to advance the peace process.
USAID contractor announces a hunger strike in Havana; Another is arrested in Afg; Gun control an issue at the DoD; What do artists, bug splats and the drone war have in common?; and a bit more.
How Secretary of State John Kerry could turn the ashes of Middle East peace into diplomacy that actually gets results.
John Kerry and Washington's decades-long fight over releasing Israel's controversial spy.
A shooting in Norfolk; Why the malware market is thriving; The challenge of finding the black box; Will Sinclair retire as a one-star?; and a bit more.
Senior U.S. officials are deeply troubled by Russia's annexation of Crimea, but self-interest may drive both sides to freeze this crisis before it gets too hot.
U.S. sends rations to Ukraine, not weaponry; Fewer $$ means more drugs, less effort; What spit-shined shoes and the Pentagon briefing room have in common; and a bit more.
With Kiev in flames, the West hopes sanctions will force the Ukrainian government to put down its guns.
Call Erich Ferrari, the lawyer who makes a living defending alleged drug kingpins and arms dealers.
A Rosa Brooks PSA for furloughed employees.
How is the State Department ever going to get a bigger budget if Congress isn’t clear about what it actually does?
Let's not be so quick to prejudge Caroline Kennedy's appointment as U.S. ambassador to Japan.