It makes sense for Europe to lean on America for protection. East Asia is a different story.
China won't risk pressuring North Korea unless it fears Japan and South Korea might develop bombs of their own.
People are taking their security into their own hands, a very worrisome sign.
Attacking Libya after it gave up its arms program sent the message that America's enemies should keep their nukes.
The notion that America is the world's "indispensable nation" is hardly questioned, even as it fosters strategic overreach.
Beijing and Tokyo aren't the only ones puffing their chests out in the Senkakus.
The most compelling argument for legal torture is actually both sloppy and dangerous.
It's foolish for Washington to spurn an opening in Belgrade's position on the status of Kosovo.
Three problems to expect from Baghdad in 2013.
It's the Asian powers, not the United States, that should worry about balancing North Korea's growing missile capability.
Reports of falling drug violence are misleading.
Exporting a failed strategy to Mexico won't work.
A new crackdown in the tiny kingdom opens Washington to charges of hypocrisy.
U.S. leaders need to abandon their binary mentality and recognize that Washington will not always get its way.
Does it make sense to continue borrowing money from China so we can subsidize the defense of our wealthy allies?
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