The Libyan rebels could learn a lot from the war Qaddafi lost to Chad in 1987.
It’s a hard thing for any president to tell the country it's time “to turn the page.” But as U.S. troops continue to exit Iraq, it’s clear that the illusion of control is now a thing of the past.
Forget about the protests against the mosque near Ground Zero; the threat to burn the Quran on Sept. 11 is what could incite serious conflict in the Middle East.
The current policy doesn't work, and it alienates his Democratic base.
This week the British supermodel finally took to the stand to testify about Charles Taylor. Her testimony revealed some ugly truths. And it's not just about the blood diamonds.
Last week's bombings in Uganda are just the beginning. The Somali jihadists mean business.
The president also needs to clean house within the civilian leadership of the strategy in Afghanistan.
A deadly confrontation with a pro-Palestinian aid flotilla undermines Israel's vaunted image of military and diplomatic competence - again.
The world's a mess; war is everywhere. To set things straight, the president needs to stop indulging in magical thinking and face some hard realities in Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran. For starters.
In the shadowy world of counter-terrorism, it is important for one to know exactly who one’s allies are—their strengths and their limitations. Why Obama needs to tread carefully in the Gulf of Aden.