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Special Forces

The officers running secret operations there have been calling Africa "the battlefield of tomorrow, today." 

Bellicose posturing could lead to disaster. The only way out is through diplomacy.

Venezuela protest

The same mentality that promotes secret schemes aimed at regime change abroad will be applied at home.

NSA headquarters

Everything you always wanted to know about CIA practices, proper cyberwar behavior and invasion etiquette. 

Occupy LA

Over the decades, this catchall term has lost all bite and meaning.

Pro-Russia protesters

Can the referendum results be interpreted in a way that allows politicians in both Kiev and Crimea to save face? 

Libya airstrike

Almost every move Washington has made in the region has helped spread conflict and chaos, while contributing to African destabilization.

Pro-Russia protesters

Russian nationalism would not have become as influential without the Ukrainian revolution and the Western support for it. 

Russian soldier

The international community should be pushing for compromise to prevent this fragile and bitterly divided country from breaking apart.

Blogs

Dick Cheney says: “I worship the ground that Paul Ryan walks on.” No wonder. They’re foreign-policy twins.

October 14, 2012

Ryan's flailing fearmongering at last night's debate will likely fall flat with war-weary voters. 

October 12, 2012

Al Qaeda is nearly gone, and the war in Afghanistan is nearly over. 

October 11, 2012

Meanwhile, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta spews happy talk at a NATO meeting.

October 10, 2012

The GOP candidate’s necon foreign policy would move America backwards. 

October 9, 2012

On Monday, Mitt Romney contradicted his own stated positions on foreign policy issues. That’s because he cares only about politices, not policy.

October 8, 2012

Not every scenario coming out of Iran's economic crisis is a good one.

October 5, 2012

Romney uses scaremongering language to rally xenophobic voters and conservative Jews.

October 1, 2012

The president kowtows to GOP criticism on foreign policy.

September 25, 2012

A diplomatic solution to Syria’s civil war remains unlikely—but possible.

September 24, 2012