The next administration's top short-term challenge will undoubtedly be to end U.S. involvement in combat operations in Afghanistan.
Nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation require action on two fronts: the local and policy.
Can't you see we're busy?
Once loosed, the dogs of war range where they will.
What has been largely been reported as a civil war in Syria is, in fact, no such thing.
There is little to no discussion about the role U.S. allies have played in fueling a sectarian war in the Middle East.
His image isn't bolstered by the latest rash of defections, but President Assad cares little about Western perceptions.
The Senate makes political hay over the martyrdom of Russian whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky.
Iran can no longer count on its partners in the developing world in its standoff with the West.
The U.S. is trying to pressure Russia to put pressure on Syrian President Assad.