Nuclear Inspectors Have Snazzy New Tools to Catch Iran Cheating

The catch: Iran gets to approve which ones the IAEA can use.


The United States Botched the Syria Talks Before They Even Began

By kowtowing to Russia and accepting that Bashar al-Assad might be able to stay on, America all but guaranteed Syria's bloody war will drag on.

Best Defense

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 ...


How FP Stumbled Into a War With China — and Lost

Our intrepid reporters tried to find a peaceful solution to the crisis in the East China Sea. They ended up igniting a war in Asia.

The Cable

Silicon Valley Squares Off With White House Over Arms Control Pact

The Wassenaar Arrangement aims to reduce the supply of spy software for authoritarian states.

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