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The international community is poised to act in Syria. But will it do any good?
Analysis: Why the president’s Mideast policy makes a certain sort of sense, and why it can't fail to disappoint his supporters.
Analysis: Bradley Manning’s sentence may say more about the government than about the young Army private convicted for sharing classified documents with WikiLeaks.
The political cost of inaction mounts as the crisis in Egypt (and Syria) deepens.
Sadder but wiser, the man behind the largest classified data breach in US history apologizes for his actions.
Washington and Moscow aren’t exactly chummy these days, but don’t blame Edward Snowden.
Analysis: Embassy closures and a travel alert after 'significant' and 'specific' threats give Americans a rare moment of bipartisan unity, just when the surveillance pot was starting to boil.
What can you expect from a president who hates gays, loves Hitler and thinks he’s the queen of England?
What about Bradley Manning’s leaked video allegedly showing a brutal US airstrike on Garani, Afghanistan, that WikiLeaks never released?
Analysis: Bradley Manning’s acquittal on charges of aiding the enemy has encouraged his supporters, but the case casts a long shadow over the Obama administration.
As Washington mulls its move into Syria, here's a look back at some allies of yesteryear — from Afghanistan to Nicaragua — and how that all turned out.
As tensions with Russia escalate over the NSA whistleblower's status, what real options does the president still have?
Analysis: Allies are few and critics are fierce as the Obama administration engages in increasingly desperate semantic acrobatics over Egypt.
Divulging classified information can get you branded a traitor and stranded in a Moscow airport. Or it could get you the top job at the CIA.
New snooping scandals and old political disagreements are making life difficult for Washington as it campaigns to get Edward Snowden back on US soil.
Analysis: The scandal over NSA leaker Edward Snowden reveals a steady decline of America’s prestige and power in the world.
Analysis: Peace talks with the Taliban resume as Afghans assume the lead on security. So where’s the good news?
Analysis: As Washington prepares to widen its intervention in the Syrian civil war, it is haunted by actions it took — and failed to take in the past.
Analysis: As the Obama administration defends its PRISM program in Congress, experts warn that privacy may be a thing of the past.
Analysis: Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning are shattering the traditional concepts of patriotism, loyalty, even legality. A new TV series can’t be far behind.