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This is only the latest in a string of terror attacks since Kenya invaded Somalia in 2011.

The Atlas Mountains

The fight between terrorism and tourism in Algeria’s Atlas Mountains.

Ashraf Ghani

In the new politics of Afghanistan, the Obama administration finds itself being reduced to the status of bystander.

Afghanistan Drone

When it comes to the Pentagon’s new spending budget, the answer is not more money. 

It’s too easy to condemn the right’s populist attacks on Muslims—especially with so many left-wing atheists and liberal hawks joining the party.

Surveillance camera and Capitol

A new kind of governance is being born right before our eyes. Stop pretending it’s not happening.

GOP senators at press conference

Through a half-century of foreign policy hardball, there’s a line I’ve never crossed.

Ashton Carter in Afghanistan

These well-dressed Washington think-tankers love nothing more than an invasion.

Blogs

In 2013, American Library Association passed a public statement in support of the former NSA contractor. Then it changed its mind. 

June 2, 2015

Obstacles to détente in the Ukraine crisis and predictions for the country's uncertain economic future.

May 28, 2015

There’s still time for President Obama to order the Justice Department to prosecute the perpetrators.

May 20, 2015

The veteran journalist tracked down the one man who could link the Nixon White House to the illegal bombing of Cambodia. 

May 20, 2015

For many 2016 GOP hopefuls, when it comes to Iraq, time does not equal wisdom. 

May 19, 2015

Stateless refugees from Burma are risking death, rape, and drowning by the thousands on a perilous escape to Malaysia.

May 15, 2015

Kerry and Putin’s meeting in Sochi has big implications for the future of Ukraine.

May 15, 2015

Three million Vietnamese names, etched on copper plates 13 feet high.

May 11, 2015

What we can learn from contractors about intelligence—and the CIA.

May 11, 2015