Will lawmakers trade political paralysis for compromise and bipartisanship in 2013? Don't bet on it.
How did the phrase become shorthand for Washington's embrace of budget brinkmanship?
Why do neocon Republicans hate Chuck Hagel so much? Because of what he would do as secretary of defense.
America's unprecedented political paralysis is undermining the country at home and abroad.
The Syrian president's fans are comparing him with the hero of America's Civil War. Here's why they're wrong.
This election showed that the Democratic Party's views toward Israel are changing in some disturbing ways.
The politicians in Washington are beating each other up over the Benghazi consulate attack. But they don't seem to be paying much attention to the evidence from the scene of the crime.
If we're ever going to get out of this slump, what will it take? We asked more than 60 leading economists to tell us.
With a presidential race focused on the ailing U.S. economy, Foreign Policy asked the experts to help fill in the blanks.
The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security is asleep on the job, or worse, too busy picking on Muslims to notice the real terrorist danger to America: lone extremists with guns.
Defense contractors are trying to frighten Americans into believing that Pentagon budget cuts will destroy the economy. It's bogus.
Why is the Obama administration using its radio station to attack the Cuban Catholic Church?
Why controlling the international arms trade can help to build stable societies.
With the stroke of a pen, a new bill in Congress could slash the number of Palestinian refugees -- and open a world of controversy.
Can the Obama administration succeed where its predecessors failed on the Law of the Sea treaty?
To the modern Republican Party, Richard Lugar was already a dead man walking. He just didn't realize it.
With a new partnership agreement, the United States has a chance to wind down its mission with its interests intact.
A tragedy in Toulouse, spring has sprung, and a general testifies.
When it comes to fighting corruption, it turns out there’s a lot that the U.S. can learn from developing countries.
Syria’s opposition faces an uphill battle in its efforts to win backing from U.S. policymakers.