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.
Obama's no peace president, but he's won important diplomatic victories. Will they survive the 2016 election?
The Saudi-led coalition intervening in Yemen has more in common with 19th-century Europe than the 21st-century Middle East.
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?
Rare are the moments when enormously complex situations lend themselves to unambiguous yes-or-no answers. This is one of them.
The "Biden Plan" for Central America treats refugee children as a national security threat.
Foreign policy hawks are aflutter about "American retreat," yet they're the ones stonewalling on sending U.S. representatives to global institutions.
The Senate GOP's letter to Iran was an act of vengeance for their discredited code of honor: neoconservatism.
American fingerprints are all over a botched commando raid in the southern Philippines that left dozens dead and shocked the country.
Washington is responsible for a plethora of global calamities. But Putin's Russia isn't offering an appealing alternative at all.