A look at the Third World troops who fight the U.N.'s wars.
Or, in praise of small victories.
It’s time for the world to stop hiding behind Kofi Annan's skirts. We gave diplomacy a chance in Syria; now we must accept that diplomacy has failed.
Why controlling the international arms trade can help to build stable societies.
If the international community doesn't help Libya build a democratic society now, it'll have no one but itself to blame for the consequences of failure.
The West isn't declining. Here are four world powers enjoying an astonishing renaissance.
Can the Obama administration succeed where its predecessors failed on the Law of the Sea treaty?
Bashar al-Assad's enemies and allies are battling it out in the flashpoint city of Tripoli.
China now finds itself on the side of peace in a brewing border conflict between Sudan and South Sudan. But is it really committed to stopping its old buddy, Bashir?
A conversation between Ian Bremmer and David Rothkopf.
The conviction of Charles Taylor is welcome news. But don’t be fooled: The international criminal justice system is in deep trouble.
Vice President Joe Biden's confident speech today painted Mitt Romney as both George W. Bush and Michael Dukakis when it comes to foreign policy.
Turkey may just be able to fix this war-torn east African nation -- if it doesn't fall into the same traps of would-be saviors who came before it.
The evidence is clear: The best predictor of a state's stability is how its women are treated.
How a blunt diplomatic tool morphed into the precision-guided measures we know today.
The city is making great strides, but 20 years of violence can't be erased in a day.
Russia and China may feel fine with making bad moral decisions when it comes to Syria, but even they don’t like to make bad economic decisions. Can preemptive sanctions turn up the heat on Assad?
For all its goodwill, Invisible Children's Kony 2012 film is dangerous propaganda, pure and simple. It's not a call to make a notorious celebrity out of Joseph Kony -- it's a call to war.
Don't count on the IAEA uncovering a smoking gun at Iran's military complex.
Forget politics. Muslim countries are poised to experience a new wave of change -- but this time it's all about demographics.
You can call them respectable democracies, but India, Brazil, and South Africa will be judged by how they act abroad. And on the Syria question, it's been shameful.