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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.

Petromachismo

Rising oil and gas production close to home is enabling a more aggressive stance toward rivals abroad.

Student protesters

A left-leaning student movement could provide an alternative to the right-wing dominance of Ukraine’s street protests and parliamentary politics.

Caracas protest

An imperial era is on the wane, war is in absentia and there are no rising great powers on the horizon.

Blogs

Now that the election is over, the US is freer to make peace with the Taliban.

November 15, 2012

Israel's air force assassinated Hamas leader Ahmad Jaabari. As the Israeli airstrikes continued today, seven more Palestinians were killed and at least 30 were injured, ten critically.

November 14, 2012

The president's foreign policy news conference knocked down conspiracy theories and raised a glimmer of hope on talks with Iran. But worries remain about our engagement with Syria. 

November 14, 2012

A near-miss, in many senses of the word.

November 9, 2012

The other great world power is having a leadership contest, too.

November 8, 2012

Despite the list of Obama's foreign policy failures, there's no question that Romney's cabinet of neconservative war hawks would be even worse. 

November 5, 2012

STUDENT FINALIST: From foreign policy to climate change, our dependency on oil should be fueling the election conversation. 

October 28, 2012

Saying that he agrees with Romney won’t win votes for Obama.

October 23, 2012

The Republcan nominee stumbled again and again in last night's foreign-policy debate, before finally agreeing with Obama on almost everything.

October 22, 2012

It ought to be good news, but President Obama might not wish to trumpet this particular gospel.

October 22, 2012