Somehow a disagreement over Ukraine has morphed into Nazi armies poised on the Polish border, or Soviet armored divisions threatening to overrun Western Europe.
From Athens to Tehran, powerful countries make the rules and break the rules. Everyone else just squeezes the best deal they can — for now, anyway.
The nuclear deal with Iran, like Nixon's opening to China in 1972, has the potential to be a geopolitical game changer -- if it can get through Congress first.
Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton's position on the Israeli occupation of the West Bank does not bode well for her future foreign policy.
Over 90 percent of Mexicans have lost faith in their political parties. What comes next?
If we continue to think about the Islamic State as a force to be fought on the battlefield, its second year will be worse than its first.
There are more refugees adrift in the world today than ever before. If they formed a country, it would be the 24th most populous on the planet.
From declining worker protections to violent labor trafficking and ethnic cleansing, the dark underbelly of Southeast Asia's "tiger economies" is on full display this year.
U.S. efforts to construct an "armed peace" in the Asia-Pacific are only encouraging a cycle of escalation.
It's not just liberals that have soured on Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. It's the country's often overlooked ethnic minorities.