Israel's intervention in Lebanon was a long-running disaster. Increased involvement in Syria may turn out the same way.
The intelligence failures of Iraq seriously constrained policy makers in other areas.
The president is facing a crucial decision on Afghanistan. He deserves better from his national-security team.
Islamabad and New Delhi have quietly moved to improve relations. Why the next U.S. president should take notice.
A potential new weapons deal could mean that Washington's aggressive courting of New Delhi is paying off.
The terrorist organization has a new stronghold and a dangerous new partner in northern Mali.
The new president will deliver more of the same when the country desperately needs new, bold thinking.
In October 1962, Kennedy confronted both the Cuban missile crisis and a war between China and India. Though Cuba got more attention then and now, that Asian crisis still holds valuable diplomatic lessons.
Cutting off U.S. military aid won't force the generals in Cairo to play by Washington's rules.
Revelations about Israel's nuclear-weapons program send a clear message to Tehran. The mullahs are outclassed and outgunned.
The house of Saud is meeting resistance as it pushes other gulf monarchies toward a closer union.
While the world's eyes were on Cairo, the Sinai became a hotbed of terrorist activity that now threatens Egypt's fragile alliances.
With one of the greatest counterterrorism successes in history came one of the most difficult diplomatic tanglements.
One of the most powerful women in the world protects a monumental secret.
The alliance with Saudi Arabia is the bedrock of America's Mideast policy. The new crown prince could change all that.
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