Ankara wants to prove it is a regional leader. It should start by helping find a solution for Syria.
Six dangerous misconceptions about the Taliban and the war in Afghanistan that may be preventing peace.
Redefining objectives in Afghanistan is not enough. Policy makers must reconsider what U.S. interests are at stake there.
Though vague, the Afghanistan-withdrawal announcement is good news—and a brilliant political move.
The nation relies on public servants executing their duties instead of their preferences. David Petraeus is a prime example.
As the primary drags on, the candidates' heated rhetoric on China and Iran continues to do lasting damage.
Rick Perry's exaggerations aside, the U.S. must take a long, hard look at its once-erstwhile allies in Ankara.
America doesn't do nation building well. It's time for a new game plan.
A French bill prohibiting denial of the Armenian genocide has Turkey rethinking its "zero problems with neighbors" foreign policy.
The GOP hopefuls' peurile foreign-policy rhetoric is more than just sordid. It's downright dangerous.
Betting against the Taliban is a bad idea. U.S. strategists need a dose of reality on Afghanistan.
No one is going to win in Afghanistan. In the name of stability, bargains must be struck—many of which will involve the Taliban.
2011 was a tough taskmaster for the pretensions that permeate international affairs. At least ten were knocked asunder.
U.S.-Pakistani relations are in crisis. Strategic fear of India prevents Pakistan from bending to U.S. demands. Easing India-Pakistan tensions could change the dynamics of the U.S.-Pakistan alliance.
Anything close to a full balance sheet on the most recent wars will be a long time in coming.
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