Even as China cracks down on dissidents and the Internet, Beijing ramps up efforts to sway opinion in the US and elsewhere.
Entrepreneurs from more than 50 mostly Muslim-majority countries are gathering at the summit on entrepreneurship in Washington to learn more about how individual action can expand opportunity in the Muslim world and beyond.
A new study says the Afghanistan Taliban enjoy a slew of advantages that historically correlate with insurgent success, such as Pakistani sanctuary and a weak government in Kabul.
The Obama nuclear summit is focusing less on nuclear weapons and more on more poorly guarded nuclear materials that could be used to build nukes.
Nigeria's acting president, Goodluck Jonathan, met with President Obama on the sidelines of the nuclear summit in Washington. On Monday, Jonathan discussed holding clean elections next year in a nation that is one of Africa's top oil suppliers.
The rhetoric between US and Iranian leaders has taken a sharp negative turn over the Iran nuclear program. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called Iran's government a "menace" while Supreme Leader Khamenei said the US is not to be trusted.
A growing roster of US officials is arguing that a failure to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict fuels Islamic extremism, thus creating a security threat for the US.
The recent New York Times bestseller Start-Up Nation drew much attention to Israel as a global innovation center. Israel has more Nasdaq-listed companies than all Europe, but is this success sustainable? Venture capital funding fell sharply in 2009.
Global warming skeptics must recognize that real -- not predicted -- climate change is already turning the Arctic into a potential military flash point.
It's the first time the International Atomic Energy Agency, the UN's nuclear watchdog agency, has said that Iran may be working on a warhead. The IAEA wants specific information on detonators, missile design, and uranium enrichment. So far, Iran says that allegations about a military nuclear program are 'baseless.'