A new National Intelligence Council report forecasts a decline in U.S. power and an increase in competition for dwindling energy supplies that could lead to heightened tensions, internal conflict, and terrorism.
The U.S. elections mark the end of white elite politics and the foreign policy that goes with it.
Will Obama bring real change to U.S. foreign policy, particularly in Afghanistan?
The region's newfound independence may blunt the impact of global economic turmoil.
More than 200 years after our founding fathers enshrined the right to "bear arms" in our Constitution, we have more arms than we can bear.
Less travel, but also less investment in alternative energy: Columnist Michael Klare asks whether the crisis is a net plus or minus for the environment.
Columnist Conn Hallinan warns that conflicts in Iran and Georgia might soon be eclipsed by simmering tension elsewhere.
Despite some conventional thinking in his approach to the Americas, Obama's statements so far give prompt Laura Carlsen to make a leap of faith.
Columnist Michael Klare explains that the war between Russia and Georgia centers around a critical oil pipeline that runs through South Ossetia and that Russia doesn't control.
No one seems to be listening to the Afghans. We should be.