The GNOE’s Last Hurrah
Surprise -- there are limits to how well politics and economics can predict World Cup matches.
Group Stage Wrap: The GNOE Returns
Our nothing-to-do-with-soccer World Cup predictor was, ahem, quite profitable.
Why Moneyball Doesn’t Work at the World Cup
Forget big data -- measuring performance during this tournament is a losing battle.
Romney’s Hill to Climb
If Romney thinks he can beat Obama on foreign policy, he's going to have to do a whole lot more than just criticize the president.
Hearts and Minds
As of late 2010, a higher percentage of Afghans than Americans supported the war there. But is that support eroding?
Despite the Republican claims that Obama's Iran policy is weak-kneed, the American public generally supports his wait-and-see approach. That is, of course, unless it doesn't work.
A Threat We Can Live With
Most Americans really don’t like North Korea, but few say it’s worth going to war to make them get rid of their nuclear weapons.
One Nation Under God
With Obama’s contraceptive plan putting him in hot water, how much does religion really matter at the ballot box?
Don’t Count on a Syria Intervention
In the end, Americans just aren't interested in getting involved in promoting democracy overseas.
The presidency will be won or lost on the strength of the economy, but some surprising international issues may mix things up.
Why President Obama might be in serious trouble when it comes to his handling of Iran’s nuclear ambitions.