Despite President Obama's promises of a drawdown in Afghanistan, the United States is settling in for the long haul.
When Congress meets for its lame-duck session after the elections, it should resist pressure to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
PTSD is rampant in the Middle East. If untreated, it will continue to fuel conflict.
Pressure from human rights organizations to victims of the 9/11 attacks are helping erode the bond between these old political allies. But will the results of this election season squander our chance at change?
The next U.S. president will have an unprecedented opportunity to put some distance between Washington and Riyadh.