Hagel's hearing demonstrated quite dramatically how Israel dominates the foreign-policy agenda on Capitol Hill.
U.S. President Barack Obama's optimism about restarting the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians has been met with scepticism from many seasoned Middle East experts.
Identify war by what it takes away.
Chuck Hagel may well be, as Mr. Obama contends, "the leader that our troops deserve." But don't the American people deserve a little honesty from that leader about the war that shaped him?
With Japanese militarism on the rise, Okinawan leaders bring an angry appeal for peace to Tokyo.
The U.S. recognition of Somalia as a sovereign and equal partner entails new responsibilities for both parties.
An interview with a commander of the Moro National Liberation Front in the Philippines.
In Refugee Hotel, the authors give us captivating insight into the despair that confronts many refugees upon their landing, without re-victimizing their characters.
Moving toward a comprehensive policy of engagement with Cuba is in the national interest of the United States--and is certainly in the best interests of Alan Gross.
Amidst the Middle East's ongoing conflicts and turmoil, the Kurds of northern Iraq may come out on top with an independent state.