Facing the challenges of a world at the edge -- from Japan to the Greater Middle East, from a shaky global economic system to weather that has become anything but entertainment -- the United States looks increasingly incapable of coping.
The Gulf regimes are using the threat of Iran as an excuse to crack down on democratic protests -- and the United States is going along.
Economic grievances are galvanizing the Arab street to attempt to redraw the political landscape
A State Department official resigned after describing Okinawans as "extortionists" and "lazy." Here's the story behind the story.
Is Pentagon pork, which has been off the table for decades, finally on the budget-cutting menu?
China and the United States are going head to head in Latin America, but the United States still has the edge.
Much of North Korea's population is starving, yet its government pours money into missile and nuclear programs. Such behavior seems to be the height of irrationality. But North Korea is only following the international community's - especially America's - example.
The transnational is claiming that its modified seeds are the only solution to scarcity and rising grain prices.
The prospect of a new civil war looms on the Ivoirian horizon.
As Japan's government gets set to expand a nuclear evacuation area, the mayor of a city inside the radioactive zone speaks about his fears.