For the first time, there may be some hope for Afghanistan. But Pakistan is intent on crushing it, and U.S. officials are paralyzed in finding a solution.
How have U.S.-Pakistan relations slipped so low?
Many Afghans worry that American policy will once again give up on their country.
A high-adrenaline day with NATO troops in eastern Afghanistan.
U.S. and NATO officials are championing a program to re-integrate Taliban fighters back into society.
How Obama's Kabul speech was like Bush's infamous Iraq carrier-landing, and how it wasn't.
In halting the global war on terror and engaging with Islamist political parties, Obama has helped create a world that the terrorist leader would hardly recognize.
Though they haven't gotten much attention yet, his warmongering ways will be a liability in the general election, just as Goldwater's were in 1964.
It's unclear whether they'd be electing the data-driven pragmatist or the newly minted ideologue -- and that uncertainty could kill his candidacy.
Thought it had faded? Not so fast. The new GOP budget, disdained by GOP and Democratic elites alike, shows the movement was underestimated.
Washington would like to think it can change the culture of Wall Street. It can't.
Speculators may be driving the price of oil up by at least $23 per barrel. Is the attorney general charged with watching them asleep at the switch?
Recent incidents there, like the rogue U.S. soldier who killed 16 civilians on Sunday, may accelerate the U.S. withdrawal.
His Sunday speech to AIPAC was part of a three-part campaign to soothe Israel's leadership, deter Iran's, and keep Republicans from winning over Jewish voters.
The importance of preserving ties with Kabul and Islamabad should trump domestic U.S. politics.
A internal investigation found that the U.S. shares blame for an errant NATO strike that killed 24 Pakistanis, so why won't Obama say we're sorry?
The presumed next leader of China wants to keep building the U.S.-China relationship, but some things have changed.
Do the potential costs of an air strike really outweigh the benefits?
Even in the Republican Party, anger at Wall Street is very real -- and his admission that he pays a 15 percent tax rate makes it worse.
North Korea's regime has come the closest of any society to what Orwell called, in 1984, the literal inability to conceive an unorthodox thought