U.S. Foreign Policy
Japan's defense minister talks to Foreign Policy.
It's not just that Americans don't want to go to war against Assad -- it's that they know America's not good at going to war anymore.
Four reasons why presidents have pushed for nuclear cuts for decades -- and why there's no reason to stop now.
Why none of the plans for intervening in Syria actually tries to save civilians.
One reason why Western officials are being so nice to Moscow: They want Russia to destroy Syria's deadly arsenal on its own soil.
From Putin to pundits, here are the 10 winners and losers of the U.S.-Russian deal on Syria’s chemical weapons.
The Sabermetric spat about whether it's important for a president to appear "credible."
Some thoughts on the health and wealth of nations, and what needs to be done to help those left behind.
Never was so much B.S. presented to so many people in such a short text.
Don't be fooled: The United States is already knee-deep in the Syrian quagmire, and the opportunity costs are disturbing.
The numbers show that Republican isolationism -- and partisanship -- is growing.
It took a mix of religion, guile, and a stumbling Obama to pull it off.
America's politicians are abandoning their responsibilities in the Middle East. What follows could be very dangerous.
America needs to plot a middle path for military intervention.
Frustrated with Obama's Syria speech? Here are two better ones he could have given.
Did the killing of the U.S. ambassador a year ago cast a curse on the city he loved?
It's not just about chemical weapons -- it's about stopping a brutal dictator's war.
As we mark the anniversary of the death of Chris Stevens, there are some in Washington who'd like to turn the drones loose on Benghazi. Here's why that would be a bad idea.
The White House seems to be confusing the least bad option with a strategic necessity.
The sectarian and political camps across the Arab world are violently divided on Syria. Could a U.S. bombing campaign bring them together?
What the Middle East really thinks about chemical weapons and U.S. intervention in Syria.
The White House should release the evidence of Syria's chemical weapons attack.