The lowdown on America's maybe-next secretary of state.
Barack Obama was right to defend Susan Rice from the GOP attacks. She's got the chops to be secretary of state.
Whether Kerry, Rice, Donilon, or somebody else is named America's top diplomat, there will be one man in charge in Foggy Bottom -- Barack Obama.
Would John Kerry do a good job of filling Hillary Clinton’s shoes?
Sensitive documents found amid the wreckage of the U.S. consulate shine new light on the Sept. 11 assault that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.
Fourteen of the best images of Hillary Clinton as she celebrates her 65th birthday.
While Barack Obama was off fighting to keep his job, Hillary Clinton was busy in New York doing it.
Forget the best and brightest. Why did America send its C team to Afghanistan? An exclusive excerpt from the new book Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan.
The export of American arms to countries around the world -- even those actively repressing their own citizens -- is booming.
Has Hillary Clinton -- the subject of a major new profile in Foreign Policy -- been a good secretary of state? Seven top foreign-policy watchers assess her legacy.
Hillary Clinton, the blind dissident, and the art of diplomacy in the Twitter era.
A compromise solution that removes Syria's Bashar al-Assad but replaces him with a crony is now fully off the table. It's time for Washington to back the opposition.
The Justice Department turns up the heat against a resource-rich dictatorship as the State Department helps its leader buff his image.
Why Obama shouldn't use drones to go after Mali's Islamic radical separatists.
Or, in praise of small victories.
Ignore what the candidates say they'll do differently on foreign policy. They're basically the same man.
Drones alone won't be enough to stop Yemen from falling into the failed state abyss.
Why is everyone pretending that the U.N. plan in Syria has a prayer of succeeding?
What if the Chen episode was actually a U.S.-China breakthrough?
This week's tensions aside, China and the United States still need each other more than they admit.
What the al Qaeda leader's final correspondence tells us about his legacy.
America needs to stop preaching civil liberties abroad while passing privacy-destroying bills at home.
The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.
FP asked top female politicians around the world to fill in the blanks on sexism, women leaders, and breaking the glass ceiling.