The Blood Feud That Drives the Middle East

Saudi Arabia and Iran's struggle for power is tearing apart the Arab world, even as diplomats frantically try to negotiate a truce.


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.

The Cable

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.


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.


Israel’s Vanishing Red Lines in Syria

Russia’s intervention in support of Bashar al-Assad is making it a lot more difficult for Benjamin Netanyahu to keep the Iranian threat at bay.

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