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The Iran breakthrough: 3 Questions with Ambassador Nicholas Burns
GlobalPost's senior foreign affairs columnist analyzes the importance of Obama and Rouhani's phone call.
US-Russia chemical weapons deal on Syria: 3 questions with Ambassador Nicholas Burns
Yes, the deal is done. But how good is it? GlobalPost's senior foreign affairs columnist decodes this weekend's diplomacy.
5 reasons why Congress must support Obama on Syria
Opinion: GlobalPost's senior foreign affairs columnist and former NATO Ambassador Nicholas Burns is not mincing words. The US must strike Syria, he argues. Here's why.
America’s difficult high-wire act in Egypt
In the face of a nearly impossible diplomatic dilemma, the US must continue to have an open mind toward Egypt.
Why Egypt matters to the US
Commentary: As the keystone state in the region, the fate of the Egyptian revolution will have a decisive impact on other countries whose stability and future is hanging in the bal
What you missed about last week's Barack Obama-Xi Jinping summit
It was pivotal, writes GlobalPost's senior foreign affairs columnist. Here's why.
Another take on Obama’s big speech
Commentary: Like him or not, President Obama was gutsy to launch national conversations on Guantanamo, drones and America's nonstop war on terror.
Three Benghazi myths
Analysis: There are at least three myths that have grown up around the terrible events on Sept. 11 of last autumn.
Obama's leadership challenge on Syria
Commentary: The US can no longer afford to stay on the sidelines in Syria, says GlobalPost's senior foreign affairs columnist.
After the Boston Marathon bomb attacks: What we've learned
Commentary: Amid the shock, grief and anger, what can we learn? GlobalPost's Senior Foreign Affairs Columnist Nicholas Burns dissects this week's Boston Marathon bombings.
Five thoughts about North Korea
Commentary: GlobalPost's senior foreign affairs columnist lays out the problems on the combustible Korean Peninsula.