We Are All Venetians Now
Are the world's major cities ready for the rising waters and freak storms of tomorrow?
The Collaborator’s Song
We often ask why some people choose to resist authoritarian regimes. But the better question might be why so many decide to cooperate.
The Secret of Islamist Success
Islamist political parties aren't succeeding in the Middle East because they stand for Islam. It's because they have a well-established political brand.
The Battle for Resiliency in Asia: it’s the hardeners versus the dispersers
Dempsey returns from Israel; How many FSOs one Osprey could buy, and more.
Netanyahu hopes his new superparty will give him the stable majority he's always wanted. But joining forces with the far right could turn out to be a political disaster.
The Long Third War
No matter who wins in November, America should get ready for 10 more years of drones.
Winds of Change
From the failed Mongol invasion of Japan to Cyclone Nargis, six storms that changed the course of history.
Thousands of Guardsmen are activated for Sandy
Dempsey: rumors around Carter Ham’s departure from AFRICOM are “absolutely false;” At portrait unveiling, Gates explains what contributed to his departure, unleashes zingers, and more.
Why Iran Wants to Attack the United States
The Islamic Republic's terror plots may look bumbling today, but what about tomorrow?
A Short History of World War III
I lost the Cuban Missile Crisis and nuked the world from my couch ... and you can too.
Still ‘Secret’ After All These Years
Why do Pentagon securocrats continue to censor well-known, publicly available information?
The Long Engagement
Fifty years after they fought a war, India and China are still on the edge of conflict.
Georgia Versus the Forces of Chaos
In the wake of this month’s watershed election in Georgia, a new prime minister and an incumbent president are figuring out how to keep their personal enmity from breaking into open warfare.
Beware the Tyranny of the Mob
The growing insecurity of religious and ethnic minorities is one of the biggest problems arising from the Arab Spring. But much can be done to protect them.
Big Army goes SF
AID sends William Hammink to Afghanistan, What $71 million to DynCorp paid for, Panetta: Benghazi was too risky for U.S. forces, The Brits are the bomb, and more.
The War for Free Kurdistan
Can Syria's Kurds take advantage of the civil war to form their own government? Or are they too busy starting their own civil war?
The Cyber Trade War
The showdown between China and the United States over telecommunications technology is about much more than just security.
Why Is Qatar Mucking Around in Gaza?
Doha's meddling in Palestinian affairs is much more about Iran than it is about Israel.
Panetta: al Qaeda in Mali has to be stopped
The Army’s green movement, Dakota Meyer on being told “no,” and more.
With efforts to halt climate change on life support, scientists are looking at some radical options to save our planet. But could the cure be worse than the disease?
Who Said It: Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?
With Election Day fast approaching, how well do you know the candidates on foreign policy?
Tell Us the One About the Robots, Mr. President
Want to lead the free world? You'd better figure out what to do about the rise of the machines.
Can’t We All Just Not Get Along?
Why a decade of war hasn't provoked a real debate about America's role in the world.
In Praise of Apathy
It's time to stop deriding the Americans who refuse to vote. They're trying to tell us something.
The Malaise in Ukraine
The business community is fed up with President Yanukovych's corruption and management. Is real change on the horizon?