Our best and worst behavior may have genetic roots
What he brings to the Afghanistan mission
Military officials estimate that money, not ideology, is a prime motivation for young fighters. Why not trade a livable wage and training programs to insurgents interested in a new line of work?
The White House has pursued a reduced role for the Director of National Intelligence
Our car-dominant infrastructure is more entrenched than ever
An important change in Obama's secret warfare
Economics, shared security, and diplomacy
Almost a decade after taking Afghanistan's capital, the U.S.-led mission still struggles to hold it
Top officials give conflicting accounts, with key senators unconvinced
Faisal Shahzad certainly has ties in Pakistan, but the evidence has yet to show a connection to organized terrorism.
How do we defend against poorly connected dimwits?
Signs that Faisal Shahzad wasn't working with al-Qaeda or the Taliban.
What's really driving anti-foreigner anxiety in Arizona and across the U.S.?
With a U.S. helping hand, the two countries scale back in Kashmir
The anti-American cleric and political leader could be tempted into retaliation
His gesture could serve as a release valve for the ethno-national tension inherent in Belgian politics
Sunni Arabs and Iran are fleeing his struggling reelection bid
How a sweeping constitutional amendment could transform the country's politics
The White House seeks a compromise on closing Gitmo
Russia and China are being more helpful than they may realize