May 29, 2017

A troubling trip abroad for Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump's comments on his first tour abroad raise questions anew about his administration's commitment to core elements of the Western foreign policy consensus.

May 23, 2017

Iran's Rouhani wins a second term

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is no Western-style liberal but he understands that Iran's best hope rests on reintegration into the region and the world.

Taliban attackers kill at least 140 soldiers at Afghan base

Apr 22, 2017

Taliban attackers kill at least 140 soldiers at Afghan base

At least 140 Afghan soldiers were killed by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms, officials said on Saturday, in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan military base. One official in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, where the attack occurred, ...