After eight years at Foreign Policy, here are the ten most popular Best Defense posts.
Despite striving for nuance, episode 9 favors those who opposed the war more than those who fought it.
International observers were quick to endorse the results of last month's presidential election. Now they're facing uncomfortable questions.
Reminding everyone at Harvard that free trade is great, Trump is bad, and climate change is real.
The campaign to punish Assad for attacking his people with chlorine bombs took a back seat to Kerry's diplomacy with Moscow
The U.S. secretary of state’s speech laying out terms for a two-state solution is the final example of the Obama administration’s failure to move the needle on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
John Kerry rebuked Benjamin Netanyahu's administration and outlined a potential, but improbable, path for peace.
Senators unanimously extend sanctions on Iran in a symbolic message to Tehran, ending a tentative thaw in U.S relations.
Why Secretary Kerry is Stopping in Antarctica Before Next Week’s Trip to Morocco for the U.N. Climate Change Summit
Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the situation in Syria with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday, less than 48 hours after the State Department announced a suspension in “bilateral channels with Russia” related to reducing the violence in Syria.
The setback in Bogota also dealt a blow to Washington, which had been banking on a settlement after spending more than $10 billion over 16 years to combat the FARC.
The suspension of talks is the latest sign of deteriorating relations between Obama and Putin.
The United States, Britain, and France want to punish Assad’s use of chemical weapons. But Moscow won’t play ball.