Russia's War in Crimea Could Have Happened 20 Years Ago, But Didn't. This Is What Changed
March 02, 2014
Western arrogance left Russia feeling humiliated—and led to the rise of Vladimir Putin.
Democracy in Venezuela Is a Myth
February 26, 2014
President Maduro is wrong. The country is closer to an autocracy.
The Power Struggle Behind Ukraine's Bloody Turn
February 22, 2014
As the protests in Ukraine descended into violence earlier this week, a blame game began among foreign leaders.
China Wants to Build a Better Facebook
February 04, 2014
WeChat, China's ultimate chat/social network/mobile payment/online banking all-in-one mega-site
Here's John Kerry's Proposal to Israelis and Palestinians
January 31, 2014
Inside the framework for a two-state solution.
Undercover at the U.N. Lounge, Where Diplomats Get Drunk and Handsy
January 30, 2014
The Hottest Club in New York is .... Part of the United Nations
There's Only One Real Law Now in Egypt—And It's Not Clear Washington Understands It
January 25, 2014
That law is: nothing is permanent.
Ethnic Cleansing Just Went From Bad to Worse in Burma
January 24, 2014
The ethnic cleansing in Burma's northwest has followed a jerky rhythm, coming in fits and starts since the first Buddhist-on-Muslim attacks in the middle of 2012.
An Iranian Moderate Exposed
January 23, 2014
Think Iran's deal-making, American-educated foreign minister is a moderate? You wouldn't if you'd read his Farsi book
A Countryside of Concentration Camps
January 21, 2014
A haunting report from a countryside of concentration camps