The new Congress is a bunch of ignoramuses when it comes to foreign policy. And, frankly, that's probably a good thing right now.
Can the Republican Party survive without coming to terms with the Bush-Cheney years? FP's Shadow Government team weighs in.
China recoils in horror at America's fiscal dysfunction.
The bad news is Washington hasn't seen the last of its bickering, dithering, and gridlock. The good news is Obama can change that in his first 100 days.
What rising GOP star Kelly Ayotte takes with her to the Senate.
Debating Robert Zoellick's vision for reintegrating economics into U.S. foreign policy.
The 20 most puzzling, hypocritical, and revealing things said about U.S. foreign policy in 2012.
The politicians are playing a dangerous game with the global economy -- and with Americans' pocketbooks. But the voters get the last move.
Fewer veterans are serving in high office in the United States. It's no coincidence that America is going off the rails.
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.