War cries, threats and counter-threats, moves and counter-moves are emanating from the Korean peninsula. Pundits have pronounced on what's going on and where things are headed. So this may be a good time to engage in some humility and to reflect on how little we know.
After years of efforts to curb the $70 billion conventional arms trade, a global treaty was blocked by Iran, North Korea and Syria. But the measure is expected to go to the U.N. General Assembly where it may be resurrected.
North Korea's unpredictable 28-year-old Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un is the third generation in the family business. I'll let military, intelligence an...
I cringe again on hearing of the harsh lives of these activists -- I again put myself in their place. And who puts themselves in ours? Who unravels this myth in which we are trapped?
It would be a mistake to view President Obama's visit to Israel as just a fence-mending exercise. It is in fact part of a planned redesign of U.S. foreign policy that will change the face of American leadership around the world.
After a seemingly schizophrenic schedule of speaking to antithetical audiences in Israel and the Palestinian territories, President Barack Obama successfully brokered a sudden rapprochement between Israel and Turkey on Friday.
A second-rate Die Hard knock-off with Gerard Butler playing the Bruce Willis role, Olympus Has Fallen is preposterously overblown, an action movie that seems to prove the old saying: If brains were gunpowder, this movie wouldn't have enough to blow its own nose.
How do we decide which types of violent entertainments are appropriate and which are gratuitous and glorifying? As with most difficult issues, context is key.
Events of the past week indicate why Congress and President Obama need to hear from our citizenry their dissatisfaction with their disregard of American vital interests.
You may not know Alex Wellerstein's work, but Jon Stewart does. In a recent Daily Show bit, "World War III Update," Jon Stewart showed a news clip describing what a hypothetical North Korean nuclear blast would do.
In his second term, President Barack Obama has a historic opportunity to improve U.S. relations with China. Without an improvement in U.S.-China relations, however, there exists a grave risk that simmering conflicts between the two countries could worsen considerably.
How much shelf space will be needed? "A whole lot," according to one source who claimed to have seen detailed plans of specific 'creative ideas' that will drive the Twinkie comeback.
The announcement last week by Defense Secretary Hagel that the U.S. will, over the coming months, deploy additional anti-ballistic missile interceptors in Alaska and on America's west coast is not really what it is being portrayed as.
China's policy of forcibly repatriating North Korean defectors has resulted in brutal punishments including summary execution on a mass scale.
With a reputation for being charming, witty and funny in person, Rice is known for being candid and persuasive at the United Nations. She responded by email to interview questions posed by The InterDependent.