Many in the State Department aren’t happy with the president’s policy on Syria. And they’re speaking out.
A former State Department insider has written a blistering account of the Obama administration’s missteps in Afghanistan. But is he right?
Why did it take the State Department 10 years and billions of dollars to figure out that Iraq reconstruction was a massive failure?
How State Department analysts -- and no one else -- foresaw the 1973 Arab-Israeli war.
Eleven rules for how Barack Obama, or any U.S. president, can have his way on national security.
Hillary Clinton traveled to 112 countries -- we made an awesome slide show.
The saga of U.S. diplomatic security in Afghanistan continues.
The 20 most puzzling, hypocritical, and revealing things said about U.S. foreign policy in 2012.
This week's report on the Obama administration's actions in Libya was credible but incomplete.
Obama’s likely national security picks are going to reinforce his innate caution -- for better and for worse.
Why the State Department’s proposed new Twitter restrictions are a terrible idea.
Criticized unfairly on decades-old Africa policy, Susan Rice has shown she's got the right temperament to be secretary of state.
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.