President Barack Obama's recent -- and most probably the last -- visit to Europe was a failure. It could have turned the tide of declining relationship but ended up as a lackluster goodbye toast.
Donald Trump's first foreign policy speech was an incoherent mess. Let's start there. He doesn't even care enough to think up his own thoughts.
April 24 marked 101 years since the start of the Armenian genocide, when Ottoman Turks killed approximately 1.5 million Armenians, Assyrians, Greeks, and others.
"Reassuring" Saudi Arabia and other gulf nations about Iran's increasing presence was on the top of Obama's agenda visiting Saudi Arabia.
British Prime Minister David Cameron greets US President Barack Obama at 10 Downing Street, April 22, 2016. Photo courtesy White House Press Office ...
Indeed, the recent New York Times article highlights the fact that Hillary is sometimes more aggressive in advocating for military force than the generals she confers with. Nevertheless, or rather because of this, the generals apparently like Hillary. They really like her!
There is at least one initiative, which George W. Bush started and Barack Obama has continued, that will endure as a bipartisan effort that helps define their legacies positively: America's role in drastically reducing malaria-related deaths in sub-Saharan Africa.
Part of the allure of Obama when he first ran for president was the prospect of an intellectual in the White House who would make progressive decisions, but also begin the task of educating huge numbers of low information citizens about how the world works.
President Barak Obama has a challenge and an opportunity when he meets this week first with Saudi King Salman and then with the leaders of the six Gulf states. His challenge is to manage increasingly fundamentally diverging policy differences.
Ted Cruz, with only two years of Senate experience, has shown his amateurish grasp of foreign policy -- a significant deficit that impaired both George W. Bush and Obama when they took office. But what are we to do?
While I have shed no tears over Kobe aka The Black Mamba's retirement, many others and myself are wailing over the looming endangerment of another mam...
While Trump misses no opportunity to belittle the friendly pillars of the post-World War II American-led international order, he believes that he would have a "great relationship" with Russian President Vladimir Putin, an autocrat for whom dividing the West and destroying Pax Americana appear to be paramount goals.
Syrian Army forces advancing on Nubl north of Aleppo, February 26, 2016 Syria: Why the Ceasefire is Unraveling The ceasefir...
Iran's foreign policy has been unique in that regard; Iranian leaders' geopolitical, ideological and regional hegemonic ambitions have been consistent since the establishment of the Islamic Republic.
Khamenei's swift method of blaming the U.S. for almost everything domestically, regionally or globally is classic and politically-driven. It does not adequately and fully address the question concerning why corporations are still reluctant to do business with Iran.
We must work harder here at home at getting our own economic and political house in order for the rest of the world to emulate. Only then will America reflect its true promise -- of life, liberty and justice for all -- and have a real chance at fostering peace around the world.