The Islamic State has made violence look easy. That's what makes the group so terrifying.
The country may avoid indictment by the International Criminal Court, but its efforts to distract the world from human rights abuses have failed.
A viral video of a young Syrian boy risking his life to save a girl turned out to be a hoax made by Norwegian filmmakers seeking to raise awareness about the war.
The American director of national intelligence remains optimistic.
Remembering a time when Islamist extremists wanted to persuade reporters, not kill them
The death of Peter Kassig raises fresh questions about the U.S. policy of not paying ransoms.
This fall, Kashmir saw its worst floods in more than half a century. My family and I barely survived them.
Clashes over the Jerusalem holy site can tip a political battle between Israelis and Palestinians into a religious battle between Jews and Muslims.
What happens when The Daily Show moves away from the green screen and into the real world? Jon Stewart's Rosewater.
Kang Chol-hwan spent 10 years in a camp for political prisoners. This week, he spoke out on Reddit about what his countrymen know of their plight.
In a new survey, half or more of respondents in 15 Latin American countries said they believe Christ will return to earth within their lifetimes. How does this compare with rates in America?
The town of Hogeway, outside Amsterdam, is a Truman Show-style nursing home.
Should the U.S. bother responding to adversaries like Putin and ISIS? A military theorist and a war veteran discuss.
The United States still hasn't made up its mind about what to call the Southeast Asian state.
Two months into its campaign against the Islamic State, the White House may be rethinking its strategy.
Survey results from 20 countries show Deutschland supplanting the U.S. as the world champion of image.
What potential ISIS recruits try to find out before going off to fight
What price will the U.S. ultimately pay to neutralize the Islamic State?
With the commitment to climate change legislation and other cooperative deals, China no longer is taking a back seat in global diplomacy.
A preeminent expert on the making of American foreign and national-security policy grades the administration.