The U.S. has led a diplomatic push against Sri Lanka's government, but that hasn't stopped it from cultivating a military alliance with the troubled state.
The U.S. is finally about to turn around a 13-year-long surge in Pentagon spending.
Even a conservative estimate of the true costs of garrisoning the globe comes to an annual total of about $170 billion--or maybe even more.
North Korea will not consider relinquishing its nuclear program without fundamental changes to the security dynamic in the region.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi may have inadvertently provided his critics with a temporary unifying device.
While well-intentioned, "Argo" falls into the common Hollywood trap of making Muslims into a monolithic Green Menace.
Indonesia's Shi'a minority is under heavy attack by Saudi-funded Wahhabists.
There are good reasons to be cynical about the return of the PRI in Mexico. Even so, when it comes to human rights in Mexico, there's plenty of room for improvement.
The rules aren't broken--they're fixed.
The military disparity between Israel and Gaza is but the most violent among many.