How Rand Paul and company are totally missing the point.
In the war for the heart of northern Mali, the real fear isn’t al Qaeda, it’s the criminals and fundamentalists lurking just around the corner.
Kenya’s general election wasn’t perfect -- but it was peaceful. Here’s why.
A decade later, what lessons haven't we learned from the war in Iraq that we should?
How the United States is blowing the war on terror in the most dangerous place in the world.
The case against giving the president even more power to use force.
McLaughlin's minute-by-minute account of the terrorist attack in Washington.
Extremists are destroying the fabric of Pakistani society. Where is the government?
"My time in the Obama administration turned out to be a deeply disillusioning experience."
We asked everyone from an ex-president of Pakistan to a former Afghan spy chief to weigh in.
Critics of the war are missing the big picture: Afghanistan is much better off today.
FP asked more than 70 top military thinkers to fill in the blanks on the world's global conflicts -- from the drone wars to the budget wars.
Islamist groups are bankrolling terror groups across the Middle East and pretending it's aid work.
Forget about the “war on terror.” The next few decades will be dominated by the bitter divide within Islam itself.
In a dangerous and changing world, President Obama is just wishing away the problems America faces.
An exclusive trove of al Qaeda documents found in this fabled city shows a theocracy in the making in Mali.
Europe thinks it can separate Hezbollah's political activities from its terrorist operations. But the Party of God isn't built that way.
The president isn't claiming too much power to kill Americans who join al Qaeda -- but too little.
In the wake of the Bulgarian bombing investigation, will the European Union finally designate Hezbollah a terrorist group?
The Senate confirmation hearings need to get to the bottom of the truth about CIA chief nominee John Brennan.
At a new center in Cambridge, a philosopher, an astronomer, and a software pioneer are looking for ways to save humanity from itself.
Islamist radicals may be gaining strength, but the spirit that sparked this uprising survives in the unlikeliest of places.