The tough years are coming to an end—yet the United States continues to fade abroad.
Israel will need to achieve surprise if it hits Iran's nuclear program—yet that's very hard to do.
Hopefully the "Arab Spring" conflicts won't last as long.
Before we leave, we should leave behind the technological means necessary for Afghanistan to thrive.
Harming merit-based pay, flexible work arrangements,
It wouldn't be disastrous, but Washington needs a plan.
A key Russian legislator talks about the crisis.
There is still a real risk that crisis will metastasize into conflict.
It's not just Iran.
The danger of more cooperation between Russia and China.
Ted Galen Carpenter
Robert W. Merry
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