Our foreign policy is aggressive, parochial, and hard-hearted. Unless voters finally demand differently, our next president will be the same.
While ISIS makes war on the world's vast majority of "moderate Muslims," hardliners in the West pretend they don't exist.
Obama's made a lot of Faustian bargains over the last seven years. But given his likely successors, what we got over the last two terms may be as good as it gets.
Let's say the U.S. actually curbed its military adventurism, reeled in the Pentagon budget, and closed its global network of bases. Then what?
Despite Washington's move toward detente with Iran, other regional conflicts — especially in Israel-Palestine, where an "intifada of knives" is underway — are looking as volatile as ever.
Putin’s attempt at "shock and awe" in Syria has all the hallmarks of failed U.S. interventions of the past
Under Obama, whistleblowers face a total of 751 months behind bars — compared to 24 months for all other whistleblowers combined since the American Revolution.
The chain of events set into motion by the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq is reaching its logical conclusion — the disintegration of multi-ethnic states and a great expulsion of innocents.
Hillary Clinton just laid out a hawkish foreign policy vision in a major speech. How do her views stack up against those of Bernie Sanders, her challenger from the left?
The world's two major powers lost a decade that could have been spent hashing out responses to climate change, the arms trade, and the global recession.