The annexation of Crimea sets a terrible precedent for the international community.
The crisis underscores the difficulty of reconciling humanitarian ideals with geopolitical concerns.
How the real caveman diet will help meet our global food needs.
On the second anniversary of the death of Osama Bin Laden, there have been laudable achievements in the fight against al-Qaeda, but we can do better on human rights.
As the developing world urbanizes and its slums swell, the number of people affected by natural disasters is increasing.
Opinion polls also find that only 8 percent of Americans are willing to accept a nuclear Iran.
Can Presidents Obama and Putin find a UN Security Council resolution they can both live with?
The Syrian crisis meets some, but not all, of the criteria for a "right to protect" intervention.
Most of the world follows the convention and the U.S. signed it years ago, but some conservative members of Congress are still blocking it.
It won't solve Syria or world hunger, but the Obama-hosted meeting of world leaders can still take on some major issues.
What happens when demand for this essential resource starts exceeding supply in many parts of the world?
Some ideas for giving emerging economies a fighting chance against the resource curse.
Economics alone don't tell us much about people's wellbeing, but the leaders of Bhutan think they have a better way.
It's not just bad policy. With popular support for the programs, it's bad politics as well.
As the president says, the UN is "indispensable" but "flawed" and badly in need of improvement.
The world is making important strides in basic freedoms and rights
Despite intransigence from China and the U.S. -- the world's two leading polluters -- the Durban conference can still do some good
Like the U.S.-European Atlantic Charter of 1941, a "Pacific Charter" could help establish the U.S. as an Eastern power
Ideas for the G-20 meetings in Cannes today
A new book furthers the trend of worried "new sovereigntists," but global institutions are hardly the threat to U.S. democracy that they claim