The best hope for a climate-change bill this year is one that would mandate use of alternative energy sources for electric utilities. Many states are already doing this, and Congress should follow – especially when it can't lead on global warming.
Russian spy suspects used high-tech methods but allegedly sent only low-level information back home.
Restrictive rules of engagement reflect a deeper problem: It’s not altogether clear why US soldiers are trying to “win over” the population.
If the United States values stability more than democracy, it will recognize that restoring Afghanistan’s constitutional monarchy is the only thing that will prevent Taliban rule and victory in the war.
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan has rejected GOP claims that she'd be a liberal activist judge.
In his Senate confirmation hearing to become the war's new commander, Petraeus says it is more a matter of tweaks than a redesign of the campaign. Indeed, the strategy has yet to be fully implemented. Now is not the time to change it.
Shares of electric car maker Tesla Motors went public Tuesday.
South Africa's hosting of the 2010 World Cup reminds the world that Africa is part of humanity. Let's build on this progress by setting a goal of liberation from crushing human poverty.
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan started answering questions from senators today. Here's what she can expect.
The Supreme Court gun rights decision leaves a door open for more restrictions on guns. Gun-control advocates need to make sure it stays open.
Defense expenditures amount to nearly 5 percent of US GDP -- well above the less than 2 percent of GDP spent by such allies as Canada, Germany and Britain. Analysts predict the US will have to cut military spending significantly in the next few years.
To help Rwanda protect its postgenocide democracy from renewed ethnic divisions, Washington must be more alert to ideology at work there.
The US should pursue science diplomacy with Muslim-majority countries, which would complement efforts to promote human rights.