Reese Erlich's new book on Syria combines on-the-ground reporting with an encyclopedic background in the region’s history.
The Pentagon is long overdue for an audit of its $555 billion budget, but Congress has failed to hold it accountable.
The Obama administration is making it harder for Central Americans to get refugee status.
Good news: The Pentagon has a new report on the urgent challenge of global warming. Bad news: it's all about adapting to the coming changes rather than preventing them from happening.
Refugees come from as far away as East Africa to try their luck at crossing the Rio Grande.
Despite intense crackdowns, activists on the Japanese island of Okinawa continue to resist the construction of new U.S. military bases.
Haiti’s late dictator leaves behind a 1-million-strong Diaspora unlikely to ever return home.
Nigeria and Senegal have declared victory on Ebola even as healthcare workers in Texas contract it.
Hillary Clinton and her hawkish Democratic allies are already running hard to the right of Obama.
Hong Kong's Occupiers have been peaceful and their demands reasonable, but China's leaders see bogeymen around every corner.