Discord between the White House and Congress over any potential deal with Tehran could keep foreign companies from racing back into Iran.
The terror attacks in Ottawa mean that NSA-style surveillance could be coming to Canada much faster than anyone thought.
The green-eyeshades crew is taking the lead in trying to choke off the illicit millions that fund the terrorist group. But the Islamic State's own overreach may cost it more than sanctions.
Newly released documents show the NSA chief was investing his money in commodities so obscure that most financial pros stay away.
The U.N. secretary-general's surprise trip has been -- surprise! -- shelved to avoid "disruption."
Countries from Australia to Tanzania have scrambled to start exporting liquefied natural gas. Who's going to buy it all?
Only days ago the Pentagon was saying that this small Syrian city might fall to the Islamic State. Now it's pulling out all the stops to save Kobani.
Degrading and destroying ISIS could take place in the halls of auction houses, not the Pentagon.
The FBI has long had the ability to tap into the nation's telephone exchanges. James Comey wants it to be able to access computer servers as well.
Oil prices have fallen sharply. But that doesn't mean that oil is cheap -- and it doesn't spell doom for everybody.
The U.S. needs Turkey to join the fight against the Islamic State. But Turkey won't do it without dragging the U.S. deeper into Syria's civil war.
Researchers at Lockheed Martin's famous Skunk Works say they have a breakthrough concept that could bring the world clean, safe fusion energy sooner than anybody thought.
With the Islamic State pulling ever closer to Baghdad, the Obama administration believes rebuilding the shattered Iraqi military could require up to 1,000 foreign trainers from the United States and its top European allies.
East African countries see oil and gas as a road to economic salvation. But are they too late to catch the boom?
For years Qassem Suleimani has been Iran's secret covert-ops puppet master. Why has he suddenly stepped out of the shadows?
In its excitement to trumpet the coalition against the Islamic State, the U.S. is outing partners before they're ready to go steady.
How the drug cartels tried to end-run the cops and got caught in maternity dresses.
Argentina is playing nice with foreign investors to get its energy house in order. Haven't we heard this tune before?
Foreign Policy sat down with the leaders of Ukraine's Naftogaz to talk Russia, Europe, energy, and the coming winter.
Insiders and administration officials tell Foreign Policy that efforts to free Americans held by the Islamic State are uncoordinated, inconsistent, and crippled by bureaucratic infighting.
With hardware tied up in Afghanistan, the U.S. military is forced to make tough choices.
Airstrikes seem to have mauled a portion of ISIS's oil operations. That could hamstring its finances -- and its war machine.
The vice president's apologies to Turkey and the UAE show the dangers of accidentally telling the truth.
Many of the weapons the militant group fights with in Iraq and Syria came from the United States.
Leon Panetta's new book is yanking Hillary Clinton into a debate she doesn't want to have: whether Obama lost Iraq.
Yes, crude oil is still in headlong retreat from its summertime peak. But that doesn't mean that all petrostates are trembling.
A new U.N. report paints a terrifying picture of life under the Islamic State.
Canada scores first in the clean-coal game. But it will be a tough and expensive act to follow.
Uighur leader Rebiya Kadeer describes how Hong Kong is an inspiration to her people.
The tiny, gas-rich emirate has pumped tens of millions of dollars through obscure funding networks to hard-line Syrian rebels and extremist Salafists, building a foreign policy that punches above its weight. After years of acquiescing -- even taking advantage of its ally's meddling -- Washington may finally be punching back.