Can anything restrain the North Koreans besides direct action by China? That’s unclear, but the new round of sanctions pending at the U.N. seem unlikely to accomplish much of anything.
The godfather of the Responsibility to Protect doctrine has passed.
Get ready for an expansion of the war against ISIS into Libya, because it’s probably not far away.
The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola Outbreak that began in 2014 to be officially over.
After more than three decades, the men and women held hostage in Iran for 444 days will receive at least some compensation.
Europe’s anti-immigrant, xenophobic far right scored major victories in France yesterday.
An apparent ongoing terrorist attack in Central Africa.
Republicans insist that uttering the words “Radical Islamic Terrorism” is somehow important in the fight against ISIS and other terror networks, but it is entirely unclear what doing so would accomplish.
France’s President blames ISIS, vows response, as death toll from Paris terror attacks stands at at least 127.
The nurse who was detained by New Jersey officials in a quarantine despite not displaying any symptoms of Ebola is suing Chris Christie and others for civil liberties violations.
If pre-election polling is to be believed, Stephan Harper and Canada’s Conservative Party seem likely to lose power after Monday’s elections, but there are several reasons why this may not end up being the case.
Yesterday’s stock market drop led some Republican candidates to say some particularly dumb things.
The events of the past two weeks could allow the Republican Party to move forward.
Pope Francis’s new encyclical isn’t exactly being received positively by American conservatives, because they seem to be missing the point.
A word that has come in recent years to be used to refer chiefly to Muslim fanatics obviously applies to a man who murdered nine people because they’re black.
Nine people died overnight in a shooting at an historic African-American Church in Charleston, South Carolina.
The head of the Spokane NAACP has apparently been lying about her racial background, and that’s led to a whole other argument.
Several of the top representatives of soccer’s governing body have been indicted by a Federal Grand Jury in New York.
Voters in Ireland have overwhelmingly approved a referendum legalizing same-sex marriage.
A plan to distribute migrants from the conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa across the entire European Union seems destined to cause political conflict.
Congressman Darrell Issa says that America’s poor are generally better off than the poor in the rest of the world. While he’s correct, he’s also incredibly tone deaf.
Former President Clinton doesn’t seem to get it. Or, does he?
Far from being a positive, Hillary Clinton’s time as Secretary of State provides ample material for those who would attack her over the next eighteen months.
Marco Rubio is often described as one of the GOP’s leaders on foreign policy, but a close look reveals a decided lack of substance.
One freshman Senator seems to think that war with Iran would be easy, just like Republicans used to think that war against Iraq would be easy.
Trevor Noah will be the next host of The Daily Show. Who’s Trevor Noah? Exactly.
Senate Republicans have done more harm to the goal of stopping Iran from developing nuclear weapons than they have done good.
Do the nonprofit’s foreign donors create a conflict of interest?
The intrepid foreign correspondent and editor Arnaud de Borchgrave has died, aged 88, of cancer.
ISIS apparently now has a foothold in Libya, and is making inroads in Yemen.
Most in the international relations community are not amused by the president’s National Security Strategy.
The first installment of my analysis of the National Security Strategy.
Has the legislative branch abdicated its responsibility in US foreign policy?
Two potential candidates for the Republican nomination in 2016 traded barbs this week over the President’s new policy toward Cuba.
For a year that started out with regaining long-lost territory in Ukraine, 2014 is not ending so well for Vladimir Putin’s Russia.
As expected, the Senate passed the so-called “Cromnibus,” but not before a self-aggrandizing maneuver by Ted Cruz ended up being exploited by Democrats to pass outstanding nominations.
The Justice Department won’t force James Risen to testify in a legal investigation, but faces a new choice in a different case.