Turkey the Country Now Türkiye (Bird Still Turkey)

Our ostensible ally is seeking to rebrand itself.

Time for an American Foreign Legion?

A respected scholar has an interesting suggestion for fighting the Forever War.

Should We Ignore the Terrorists?

Should we treat terrorists as trolls?

Forecast For Ebola In West Africa Worsens

Sobering news from the World Health Organization.

At U.N., Obama Says There Are No Shortcuts To Peace

President Obama explained his position on the Palestinian statehood resolution today, but one wonders if anyone listened.

Post-Gaddafi Libya

Is NATO prepared for what happens when they win?

Samantha Power: Patriot’s Nightmare?

The re-emergence of Obama foreign policy advisor Samantha Power to prominence has brought critics to the forefront

Libya and the Intervener’s Dilemma

President Obama has pledged no slaughter and no ground troops for Libya. He may well be forced to pick one.

Obama Libya Speech Post-Mortem

Ten days after sending American forces into kinetic military action in Libya, President Obama addressed the nation to explain “what we’ve done, what we plan to do, and why this matters to us.”

OTB Foreign Desk

Today’s Foreign Desk includes comments on Brazil’s floods, developments in Ivory Coast, and Silvio Berlusconi’s sex scandal.

Midterm Grades: Barack Obama

Time for midterms.

Ivory Coast By Any Other Name …

Is calling Côte d’Ivoire “Ivory Coast” linguistic colonialism? Where do we draw the line when English names for countries go out of vogue?