Washington should modulate its response to North Korea's failed rocket launch to avoid inciting another provocative action.
The United Nations War Crimes Commission's records documenting the birth of modern international criminal law have been neglected for nearly 70 years.
The resumption of contact between Washington and Pyongyang will not likely yield immediate results, but the United States can still take certain steps to improve relations now.
More than ever, North Korea will likely turn to China as its primary provider of food, money and material resources.
At present, it's unclear whether or not Kim Jong-un is the military's leader of choice.
North Korea seeks to avert the internal turmoil which followed the death of Kim Il-sung, Kim Jong-il's father.
The foundations of the tightly interconnected world we live in now were laid in the early days of World War II by leaders hoping to prevent the next great war.
Economic deprivation planted the seeds for the bloom of totalitarianism that led to World War II.
After World II, nations agreed that simply attacking the international peace by launching an aggressive war was a crime.
It took a little help from its friends for the United States to defeat Imperial Japan in World War II.
Glenn Carle was interrogating a top al-Qaeda operative when he started to have doubts.
The creation of the United Nations Information Organization was the first step the Allied powers took towards turning back and defeating the Axis.
In World War II, the Allies realized that winning the information war would be essential to their eventual success.
The project intends to show how the United Nations was born in 1942, creating a relatively stable and peaceful post-war international system.
The Obama administration's approach to the Afghan war is too narrowly focused. Instead, the administration should focus on India-Pakistan rapprochement as the hallmark of a cohesive South Asia strategy.
Dan Plesch examines the origins of the United Nations and how this alliance led to victory over the Axis powers and to a stable post-war international system.
A new book puts Iran at the center of U.S. efforts to resolve the perennial Middle East crisis.
Robert Pape compiles more evidence that foreign occupation, not Islamic fundamentalism, causes suicide bombing.
Washington and other NATO states share concerns about recent Russian defense spending.
Historian John Dower illustrates the evolution of the attitudes, thoughts, and cultures that govern the conduct of modern warfare.