U.S. Foreign Policy
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.
How the beautiful, painful, and problematic birth of Israel mirrors modern America's moral ambiguity.
Five ways that Beijing could get rid of its dependence on U.S. debt.
President Obama's National Security Strategy aims to prevent the emergence of wars. So why won't the White House get behind its own strategy?
60 years ago, London was even more polluted than Beijing is today.
Now is the time for Obama to beat back the congressional hawks taking aim at the Iran deal.
Obama needs to consult Congress before he authorizes offensive military action in Afghanistan after 2014.
A U.S. ally is treating a would-be nation as a prison camp -- and we're doing nothing about it.
Why the administration is giving a free pass to Egypt's military regime.
Congressmen cry foul over currency intervention -- until the U.S. does it.
How the United States is strengthening defense ties with India.