The world is addicted to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. But are never-ending negotiations only delaying a day of reckoning?
Try and tell me the Russian president isn't winning … for now.
When it comes to conflict in world politics, realists are the peaceniks of post-Cold War America.
On the campaign trail in India, the election front-runner takes the high road, while his Hindu nationalist followers support him from below.
Why are Algerians so keen to elect (once again) an ailing 77-year-old man they so rarely see?
Sexualized violence against girls is going unchecked in schools around the world -- and the perpetrators are teachers. What can be done to stop them?
A four-step guide to navigating the pressures and prerogatives of the powers-that-be.
How to fend off the Russians, in seven simple steps.
The Moscow playbook: predict chaos in Ukraine, then unleash it.
What does it mean when North Korea announces it has a "new form" of nuclear testing coming soon?
Israel fears prosecution in The Hague, and the Palestinians know it. But does the world’s war crimes court want to get involved?
A game theory guide to understanding the cynical genius of Russia’s president.
From global-health success story to nightmare: How a worldwide effort to eradicate polio went from Jonas Salk to Islamic terrorist.
How Secretary of State John Kerry could turn the ashes of Middle East peace into diplomacy that actually gets results.
Can anyone de-wonkify climate change warnings and actually get people to listen?
How the United States can shape the world without boots on the ground and bombs in the air.
20 years after the Rwandan genocide, is Paul Kagame's government assassinating its critics?
Could a simple book about a simple man help mitigate America's image as a vulgar hegemon?
As chaos swirls around Turkey's embattled prime minister, can the opposition take advantage?
How the martyred king of gangsta rap, a bisexual LSD-touting beat poet, and a reclusive alcoholic painter inspire a Moscow apparatchik.
Putin is a bully but he’s not insane, and escalating a conflict with Moscow can only make things worse.
How politicians and pundits misread “city on a hill” and butcher the real meaning of American exceptionalism.