5 Inconvenient Truths About Israeli-Palestinian Violence

And what we can learn from the past to understand the latest bloodshed.


New U.S. Czar for Anti-ISIS Fight Will Inherit ‘Job From Hell’

Brett McGurk will face the same problems as his predecessor: a cumbersome strategy and a lack of bureaucratic muscle.

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Kerry: Time to Focus on Verifying Iran Deal

America's top diplomat says opponents of the landmark accord should turn their attention to making sure it's carried out.


Watch Live as FP Honors Secretary of State John Kerry at Annual Diplomat of the Year Awards

Foreign Policy will be naming U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry as its Diplomat of the Year.


The Struggle for Iran’s Soul

An unplanned handshake between Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and President Barack Obama has triggered a battle between reformists and hard-line opponents keen on sabotaging the nascent rapprochement with the United States.


It’s the End of the World as We Know It, and the IMF Feels Fine

Is the world's foremost lender of last resort finally ready to give developing countries the power they deserve?


U.S. Accuses Former U.N. General Assembly President of Corruption

John Ashe is alleged to have taken more than $1.3 million in bribes from Chinese business interests.


Do Presidents Trust the Foreign Service?

By letting career diplomats at the State Department languish, the White House is wasting one of its greatest assets -- at its own peril.

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