An aggressive approach won't make things better for gays in bad places.
Hamid Karzai is gambling that Afghanistan is too important for the U.S. to walk away from. He might be reading us wrong.
With Saakashvili and Ivanishvili leaving the stage, where will the Caucasian republic go?
Karzai says the US and NATO should leave. He’s making a big mistake.
The Karzai spat as administration theater.
Yanukovych is trying to get Russia and the EU to compete for his affections.
The Russian gas giant is trying to get into the Eastern Mediterranean's promising energy market.
Well-timed pressure, combined with Yanukovych's own domestic worries, kept Ukraine away from the European Union.
Growing Kurdish autonomy in Syria could shake up the region—and Washington is on its heels.
If Saudi Arabia and Turkey are so eager to have Assad gone, they should do the job themselves.
Reagan's handling of the Soviet Union suggests he'd take a more subtle approach than some of his self-proclaimed ideological heirs.
Examining the forces in play.
Moscow's modernization moves might derail the Obama administration's goal of a less nuclear world.
It's not about secularism or the military—economic development has driven events in Turkey for decades. And Erdogan's AKP has outlived its economic usefulness.
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