A crisis-driven foreign policy will inevitably succumb to disorientation and exhaustion. The United States needs a serious discussion about its role in the world—one that matches objectives and means.
As the U.S. works towards a nuclear deal with Iran and fights along with it against ISIS, the two countries seem headed towards rapprochement. But making common cause with Iran raises serious questions about U.S. strategy in the Middle East.
A new report warns that, thanks to renewables’ increasing market share, Europe’s energy supplies may not be able to keep up with demand this winter if temperatures plunge.
The recent gathering of Catholic bishops to discuss the Church’s teachings on marriage, sexuality, and the family opened up new fault lines in the Church—and perhaps brought an end to this Pope’s era of good feelings.
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon declares that Scotland should have the power to veto any UK exit from the European Union.
Russia’s latest provocations may be beginning to backfire.
The University of Pennsylvania, will offer a course in the spring of 2015 called “Wasting Time on the Internet.” It is exactly what it sounds like.
Egypt is clearing out a half-kilometer buffer zone along its border with Gaza following an attack on Egyptian soldiers in the Sinai. The buffer will also be to Israel’s benefit—another sign that Egypt and Israel’s interests are now in unusually close alignment.
Thanks to the Ukraine crisis and subsequent Western sanctions, China has gained a better bargaining position in its dealings with Russia.
Former defense insiders spill their grievances about the security team’s insularity and incompetence to Politico’s Michael Hirsch.