The global arms race is booming in the Middle East, and no country has been a bigger buyer in recent years than the United Arab Emirates.
Sexual violence is not a byproduct of war or an uncontrolled act by rogue soldiers, but a war crime committed primarily against women.
The Obama administration is taking war to a new level, and that's not good news.
The personal acts of Dominique Strauss-Kahn mirror the policy impacts of the institution he heads up.
Democratic protests have nearly dislodged the autocratic leader of Yemen, yet the Obama administration has yet to commit fully to a post-Saleh era.
In the duel between Washington and Osama, the latter was, at the time of his death, far ahead on points.
Protests have begun in the United Arab Emirates, but you wouldn't know it from White House statements.
A secret operation to run guns across the border to Mexican drug cartels -- overseen by U.S. government agents -- threatens to become a major scandal for the Obama administration.
Coming to terms with NATO's intervention in the Libyan civil war is a little like wresting a grizzly bear: big, hairy, and likely to make one pretty uncomfortable no matter where you grab a hold of it.
Closing U.S. military bases overseas is a key part of moving the money to meet human needs at home and abroad.