U.S. Foreign Policy
Obama may have canceled a summit, but when it comes to power politics there's only one master.
The U.S. has spent hundreds of millions fighting Yemen's terrorists. What did it buy, really?
The United States used the Pakistan playbook on Yemen's terrorists. It didn't work.
How the United States and the Soviet Union tried to conceal the problem of radioactive leaks from underground nuclear tests.
How is the State Department ever going to get a bigger budget if Congress isn’t clear about what it actually does?
John Kerry’s Pakistan trip might be all smiles and handshakes, but there’s a crisis brewing beneath the surface.
Let's not be so quick to prejudge Caroline Kennedy's appointment as U.S. ambassador to Japan.
Worried about how Edward Snowden will affect President Obama's visit to Russia next month? Moscow isn't.
Caroline Kennedy is hardly the first campaign bundler to be rewarded with a plum diplomatic position.
Why Washington's policy toward Cairo is pretty spot on (except for a few things).
Naming Caroline Kennedy ambassador to Japan sends a terrible message about America.
It's already time to start planning for what happens if the Middle East peace talks fall apart.
The cynics may not believe it, but Kerry's push to get Israelis and Palestinians talking could actually work.
The E.U. finally decided to designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization. Why won't the U.N.?
If the United States wants its Middle East mojo back, it's going to have to pay to play.
Why isn't Obama outraged about a drone war based on profiling?
With Middle East peace talks coming and the Muslim Brotherhood on the rocks, now’s the time to bankrupt Gaza’s Islamists.
Why the United States needs to get out of the 'indispensable nation' business.
Will conflict in the Middle East trigger the next great power war?
When anti-Americanism is this popular in Egypt, Washington should stay as far away as it can.
Complain all you want. But Uncle Sam produces better journalism than most of you yahoos.