The Yemen war is a variation on an old theme, where despotic regimes in the Middle East call on the United States to do their dirty work.
Weapons are pouring out of Africa's most oil-rich country while extremist fighters tumble in.
What the Iran deal means for Tehran's nuclear program — and for the future of the Middle East.
International aid and "statebuilding" exercises risk exacerbating ethnic conflicts in Myanmar. Here's a more realistic approach.
Negotiators in Switzerland just won a huge victory for diplomacy over war. Now we've got to protect it.
Somalia is plagued by sexual violence, and many of the perpetrators are foreign troops.
The Saudi intervention in Yemen perpetuates the lawlessness of the so-called "War on Terror."
Cuba has a lot more to offer the United States than just rum and cigars.
Natural resource scarcity poses a far broader challenge to prosperity and national security than traditional military threats.
Our own progress against racism in the United States remains too recent, too fragile, and too incomplete to go on abetting apartheid in Israel.