U.S. Foreign Policy
The only way to contain Moscow is to understand that there’s still a Cold Warrior in the Kremlin.
Thailand’s coup gives the United States a chance to show that it actually cares about human rights and democracy.
Experts and insiders say that Israel's military offensive will only further radicalize the Palestinian population -- and alienate frustrated friends in the United States.
One year on from the NSA surveillance revelations, guess what: the world shrugged. People still, more or less, like America.
Should you have been paying attention to the recently concluded Strategic and Economic Dialogue?
The man who helped convince the United States to invade Iraq has spent the last decade in the political wilderness. But now, with his country in chaos, he could be its next leader.
If the United States is going to shift focus to Asia it’s going to have to do it without Europe.
Why John Kerry has no business trying to make peace between Israel and Gaza right now.
It's a distraction. Besides, there are better ways to support human rights in China.
The sources of U.S. power and the path to national renaissance.
Obama may finally have changed his calculus on Syria -- but is his plan for the U.S. to train rebels two years too late?
Dozens of Americans are spending this July 4 as hostages in far-off lands. Washington should do more to get them back.
Why the prophets of American decline are wrong.
We like to think our way of life is the best in the world. But trying to spread American values always backfires.
How to convince the heartland that the world matters.
And it's high time they did.
Why the administration’s muddy logic for intervention on behalf of a deeply unpopular central government will get America engaged in a Middle Eastern civil war.
Former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union Jack Matlock on the flawed “reset” with Russia, Washington’s cliques, and how the Ukraine crisis is a product of NATO expansion.
Why America’s friends in Europe are wishing for the good old days of George W. Bush.
Overcoming sectarian divisions won’t solve Iraq’s crisis. Embracing them will.
The problem with being a post-deterrence U.S. president is that without deterrence, the world we live in quickly becomes dangerous.
A cohesive Iraqi state will always be a fiction. ISIS will shoot itself in the foot. And other important truths to guide U.S. policy in today’s increasingly turbulent Middle East.
These are the seven men who could replace him.
Why we should be worried about the Japanese prime minister's move to amend the constitution.
The four horsemen of intervention in the Syria conflict are gathering steam. Here’s why they’re wrong.
The secret to getting it right in the world's most volatile region is admitting when you're wrong.