Sanctions strategy needs an overhaul if it is to successfully help the West resolve the issue of Tehran's nuclear-weapons program.
The U.S. must understand the complex dynamics of the issue before it can begin to formulate a policy on the Kurds.
Washington is offering a massive reward for information on a Pakistani militant. The move will be coolly received in Islamabad.
Why an American or Israeli attack on Iran might find an unexpected ally—or at least not another enemy—in Hamas.
Pyongyang is done playing nice with Washington.
Washington's best hope for progress in Syria may be a high-stakes negotiation with Russia.
Sanctions won't work. A military attack won't work. But there is one way to keep Iran—and the region—WMD free.
Iran's supreme leader is a cunning authoritarian, but he is not opposed to the right deal.
Arguments that Iran or Syria can be the "next Libya" are overly simplistic.
China's strengthening ties with Middle Eastern nations are about energy, not an anti-American alliance.