U.S. Foreign Policy
'The question is not whether this conference will fail but how it will fail.'
How many more tell-all memoirs will it take for the president to admit that it's not working?
The former secretary of defense thinks this is the first time politics played a role in foreign policy? Please.
5 reasons U.S. lawmakers need to get on board with mega-regional free trade deals.
A strange, dangerous, and oddly familiar era -- of declining American power, global rebalancing, and profound inequality -- is upon us.
How Star Trek's Prime Directive explains Obama's foreign policy.
Can Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe finally close down a problematic U.S. air station in Okinawa?
Why is Havana so cautious about reform? Perhaps because its reformer-in-chief is also a stalwart of the revolution.
America's foreign policy establishment is out of touch with America -- and the numbers prove it.
How the U.S. ambassador in Moscow is using social media to get his message out.
And the nine other top foreign policy headlines of 2014.
For human rights advocates, 2013 brought many grim setbacks. Yet there were still some important signs of progress.
Is John Kerry quietly on the cusp of a Israel-Palestine peace talks breakthrough?
From Sochi to Sudan, 10 conflicts that will threaten global stability in 2014.
How can the world be getting so much better when U.S. power is waning?
From a U.S. attack on Syria to the collapse of the Eurozone, here's what didn't happen in foreign policy this year.
The White House bet on guerrilla fighters changing their warring ways. Turns out it was a bad bet.
Sorry, haters, when it comes to foreign aid -- of all sorts -- the United States is far and away the most generous nation on Earth.
From 'veto players' to 'emotions,' a state-of-the-art tour of the scholarship on civil wars and insurgencies.
A botched drone strike in Yemen shows how America's anti-al Qaeda strategy has gone off the rails.
Call Erich Ferrari, the lawyer who makes a living defending alleged drug kingpins and arms dealers.
Americans love Europe and free trade. But is the pending trade deal facing choppy waters?
An admittedly foolhardy (but no more than the rest) attempt to assess the legacy of Barack Obama.
With Washington and Moscow caught in a deteriorating relationship, is conflict inevitable?
New information reveals why Saddam Hussein never used chemical weapons in the Gulf War.