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.
Decades of short-sighted, inhumane U.S. policies have brought a child refugee crisis to America's door.
Israel believes it can bomb Gazans into changing their interests. How long will Obama support this delusion?
Fighting corruption is a proven means to reduce inequality. But the issue has often been co-opted by elites looking to do just the opposite.
Despite its peace constitution, Japan boasts one of the largest militaries in the world.