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It has been a dreary decade dominated by George Bush and book-ended by 9/11 and the financial collapse. The Twin Towers fell, dragging hope down with them.
10 years ago this month, the Good Friday Agreement was promulgated and ushered in peace in Northern Ireland. How are we doing today at settling similarly elusive political problems?
We don't have the political will to stop climate change, so we better start adapting.
Obama's speech hints at the ultimate strategic importance of Pakistan, rather than Afghanistan.
EU membership looks unlikely for Turkey, with Herman van Rompuy at the helm.
Despite looming questions, the first few days after the Berlin Wall fell were glorious.
Madame Secretary quietly leads while special envoys Holbrook and Mitchell struggle.
As Turkey gets friendlier with Syria and Iraq, relations with Israel take a back seat.
In the Vietnam era it was called pacification. Today it’s nation-building.
A recent article explores the demons and obsessions dogging Obama's Af-Pak envoy.
The only purpose for a missile defense shield in Eastern Europe was to provoke Russia.
Obama's hesitation on Israeli settlements could put the US in danger.
Dalai Lama's visit to Taiwan is an unnecessarily provocative act against China.
The Kennedys proved that America is long over anti-Catholic sentiment, but lingering prejudice fueled Teddy's sense of justice
The CIA still hires a lot of private contractors. How many is too many? And where will it stop?
Why Pakistan and the US see the Taliban through different lenses.
Like the Brits in Palestine and US in Vietnam, it is time to get out of Iraq.
Opinion: The conflict unfolded most memorably for soldiers and on battlefields.
US risks harming friendly relations with its northern neighbor.
The roots of this week's violence go back. Way back.