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A new book by an administration insider argues a “dithering” White House has led to key missteps in Afghanistan and a loss of American power in the world.
Analysis: As Karzai insinuates Washington-Taliban collusion, fault lines deepen in an already troubled relationship.
Politics makes strange bedfellows, and it just doesn’t get much weirder than this.
The president’s pick for the CIA clears a critical hurdle amidst debate over 'targeted killings' of US citizens, even on American soil.
Analysis: Chuck Hagel is now secretary of defense, but with a world of trouble awaiting him, he may wonder whether he really wants the job.
John Kerry lays out his world vision and defends foreign spending ahead of his first tour as secretary of state.
From North Korean nukes to Afghanistan pullout, global problems weigh heavily as Obama seeks to capitalize on the single best moment for his legislative agenda.
Analysis: The United States may have to abandon the moral high ground following embarrassing revelations about drone attacks and its treatment of terror suspects — even against its own citizens.
“Forget about Bibi and Shelley, it’s really Finkelstein vs. Greenberg,” crowed Ha'aretz, Israel’s liberal daily newspaper.
Obama's political guru David Axelrod joins a long line of American politicos who are working outside their usual stomping grounds.
Analysis: Republicans bow to political reality and join a bipartisan effort at immigration reform.
Analysis: Hillary Clinton’s final act as secretary of state — congressional hearings over the Benghazi attacks — looks like it could be the start of a presidential campaign.
Kabul hopes for spy drones to increase its sovereignty, but the reality may not match the hype.
Four years ago Obama’s inaugural address carried a heavy load of internationalism. Not so much today.
As Afghan President Hamid Karzai makes the rounds in Washington this week, he is likely to find an administration much less receptive than in previous years.
The New Jersey governor lashes out at the “disgusting,” “irresponsible,” and “toxic” behavior of House Republicans in quashing a Sandy relief bill.
A look back at a year of trauma, tragedy and the worst presidential campaign ever.
Analysis: The Massachusetts senator gets the job for which he has been auditioning for years.
As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gets set to step down, even amid Benghazi woes many ponder her legacy and possible presidential run in 2016.
Analysis: The horrific mass killings in Connecticut may finally spark a real debate on gun control, but will it be enough?