U.S. security agencies are increasingly interested in the potential for conflict over water. But Washington continues to fundamentally misunderstand the root of the problem.
Qatar's foreign policy is ambitious, creative, and rife with ambiguity.
Can a new book help shake the world's indifference to North Korea's prison camps?
Attacks from Iraq's Sunni militant groups are unlikely to provoke Shia reprisals. But what the violence can do is increase the chances that Iraqis will lose complete faith in their political leaders.
When it comes to decisions that take lives on behalf of the American people, "moral rectitude" is no substitute for transparency in the Obama administration.
This article examines the hopes and prospects for democratization in Algeria.
Laura Carlsen examines the political and economic climate looming before the G20 summit in Mexico.
Oscar Reyes examines the financial crisis in Spain and discusses how a 100 billion Euro bank bailout will prolong austerity and increase Madrid's debt dependency.
The United States has a keen interest in the South China Sea standoff, but it should tread lightly.
A new book explores Eisenhower's private feelings about Communist China.