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Washington's support for Yemen's former dictatorship — and of Saudi efforts to sideline the country's nonviolent pro-democracy movement — helped create the current crisis.
An ill-advised American-supported Ethiopian invasion transformed Al-Shabab from a marginal player into a major force.
The Iran nuclear deal could provide momentum for a nuclear weapons-free Middle East — and eventually a nuclear-free world.
The road ahead for U.S.-Cuban relations is rocky, but at least it's new.
Obama's no peace president, but he's won important diplomatic victories. Will they survive the 2016 election?
Aggression by a state, once considered just an act of war, ultimately became viewed as a pathological act.
Future generations are inexorably influenced by the decisions we make — or fail to — today.
Nuclear weapons may not be abolished until a more efficient weapon of mass destruction is devised to replace them.
Some international NGOs promote universal norms and values while others advance the interests of governments. Is it possible to create space for one kind without the other?
It is not between fundamentalist Muslims and Western governments.