Dear Obama, Assad Is the Problem

By refusing to address his fate, the United States is dooming the current round of peace talks to failure.


North Korea Loves Accusing Americans of ‘Hostile Acts.’ That’s Because ‘Hostile Acts’ Can Be Just About Anything.

An American has been detained in North Korea for conspiring to commit "hostile acts." He's certainly not the first to face those accusations.


After Nuclear Pact, New U.S.-Iran Talks Bring New Deals

The personal relationship between John Kerry and Javad Zarif paved the way for a high-profile prisoner swap. But its biggest test is still to come.

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The real significance of Iran’s seizure and quick release of 2 U.S. Navy patrol boats

  By David Crist Best Defense guest columnist The importance of last week’s event in the Persian Gulf goes beyond current political sound bites. It ...

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