Yemen's al Qaeda franchise isn't moving to create its own Islamic state quite yet. But the fact that it continues to thrive is ominous enough.
Burma's democratic transition is running off the rails. Obama and Kerry can help to bring it back on track.
If you want to rule for 1,000 years, don't touch my daughters or my cigarettes.
Ukraine’s military isn’t up to the task of fighting off pro-Russian separatists itself. So ordinary citizens are picking up the slack.
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How Ukrainian forces took back a town controlled by pro-Russian separatists -- and scored a major victory for their country's morale.
Why Hillary Clinton's greatest foreign policy "success" isn't the win her new book claims.
Autocrats have increasing reason to fear the power of people in the streets. Here's why the leaders of democracies should take note.
The OSCE was designed to ensure peace in Europe. Now the conflict in Ukraine is confronting it with perhaps the greatest crisis in its history.
Though some deride Russia for backward thinking, Putin's strategy in Ukraine betrays a nuanced understanding of 21st century geopolitics.
Critics charge that Venezuela's anti-government protesters almost exclusively represent the middle class. The reality is more complicated -- and revealing.
How Burmese rebels are waging war on the opium industry.
Societies attempting to make the transition to democracy should start by establishing a consensus on basic values.
Hey, world, we Malaysians know you want straight answers about MH370. But you’re asking the wrong government.
How the Syrian government's use of snipers against its own citizens gives the lie to its talk of fighting terrorism.