Vladimir Putin is not reviving the Cold War. Rather, the U.S. failed to end it when it had the chance.
As Scotland considers an amicable split from the UK, messy divorce proceedings in Ukraine are convincing another unhappy family—NATO—to stick together.
Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?
The twin plagues of ISIS and Ebola thrive on the breakdown of the existing order.
The recent round of sanctions aimed at Moscow could backfire on Washington by accelerating a move away from the dollar as the world’s reserve currency.
U.S. airstrikes are just the kind of outside force that will keep ISIS strong and unified.
President Obama is definitely "into" Africa. Unfortunately that has translated into holding the door open for U.S. multinationals to do what outsiders have done for centuries: extract the continent’s wealth.
Four myths American exceptionalists peddle about the U.S. president and America's role in the world.
The simmering tensions in East Asia are echoes of Washington's Cold War intrigues—and the Pentagon's not-so-secret plans for battle with China.
The last time the U.S. accused Russia of downing a civilian airliner, nuclear war nearly broke out.