- Comey Don't Play That - By Marc Ambinder Jun 18, 2013 2:07 am UTC
How Obama's pick to lead the FBI tried to put the brakes on the NSA's surveillance dragnet.
- Evil in a Haystack - By J.M. Berger Jun 18, 2013 1:17 am UTC
How do you find a terrorist hidden in millions of gigabytes of metadata?
- The Case Against Socially Responsible Business - By Daniel Altman Jun 18, 2013 1:10 am UTC
Want companies to invest in a better future for society? Keep them focused on their bottom lines.
- G Is for Grab Bag - By Peter Geoghegan Jun 18, 2013 12:04 am UTC
On the march with the motley crew of G-8 protesters in Belfast.
- Trade Secrets - By Susan Ariel Aaronson Jun 17, 2013 11:55 pm UTC
The U.S.-EU free trade agreement could be a boon for the global economy, but confidential negotiations are a dangerous threat to democracy.
- 5 Rules for Arming Rebels - By Edward Luttwak Jun 17, 2013 10:10 pm UTC
Before going to war in Syria, the Obama administration should heed the lessons of history.
- The Attribution Revolution - By Stewart Baker Jun 17, 2013 6:07 pm UTC
A five-point plan to cripple foreign cyberattacks on the United States.
- The Real Reason You're Mad at the NSA - By John McLaughlin Jun 17, 2013 1:46 am UTC
Imagine the civil-military divide -- but much, much bigger.
- Regime Change Obama Can Believe In - By Vali Nasr Jun 16, 2013 3:24 pm UTC
Iran just opened itself to a nuclear deal -- but America has to make the first move.
- Dancing in the Streets - Tehran and Istanbul - By Barbara Slavin Jun 15, 2013 10:24 pm UTC
Iranians and Turks are voting with their feet, but are these countries moving in opposite directions?
- Longform’s Picks of the Week Jun 14, 2013 11:04 pm UTC
The best stories from around the world.
- 'Don't Try to Convince Yourself That You're in Control' - By Joshua E. Keating Jun 14, 2013 9:20 pm UTC
Afghan lessons for arming the Syrian rebels from the CIA's mujahideen point man.
- The World in Photos This Week - An FP Slideshow Jun 14, 2013 8:23 pm UTC
Iran heads to the polls; protests continue in Turkey; and horse shrimp fishermen get to work in Belgium.
- The Evolution of an Interventionist - By John Norris Jun 14, 2013 7:55 pm UTC
How John McCain became America's unofficial ambassador of leading from the front.
- Regime Change in Qatar - By Simon Henderson Jun 14, 2013 6:35 pm UTC
Knee-deep in Syria's civil war and surrounded by family quarrels, Qatar's emir is looking to hand over the country to his 33-year-old son.
- MAD About You - By Ellen Tauscher and Igor Ivanov Jun 14, 2013 6:05 pm UTC
It's time to turn mutually assured destruction into mutually assured stability.
- Is Doing Something in Syria Better than Nothing? - By James Traub Jun 14, 2013 5:35 pm UTC
Why Obama’s small plan to send small arms to the Syrian rebels might fail on all counts.
- The Kremlin and the Octopus - By Anna Nemtsova Jun 14, 2013 4:25 pm UTC
The arrest of a leading politician has shaken up Russia's most turbulent republic. But will anything really change?
- Egyptians, the Army is not Your Quick Fix - By Colin M. Snider Jun 14, 2013 4:01 pm UTC
Some Egyptians see military rule as a solution to their problems. Here's why it's a bad idea.
- Nate Silvering the Iranian Elections - By Karim Sadjadpour Jun 14, 2013 2:06 am UTC
Does 538 work when only one person runs the show in Tehran?
- Tieless in Tehran - An FP Slideshow Jun 14, 2013 2:00 am UTC
The best of Iranian political fashion.
- Exporting Terror in America's Backyard - by Matthew Levitt Jun 14, 2013 12:18 am UTC
Is the United States downplaying the threat from Iranian agents in Latin America?
- Secret Police State - By Christian Caryl Jun 14, 2013 12:17 am UTC
What’s worse: the NSA or the East German Stasi?
- Big Brother Doesn't Scare Me - By Rosa Brooks Jun 13, 2013 11:51 pm UTC
Amazon on the other hand...
- The Syria Strategy Vacuum - By Marc Lynch Jun 13, 2013 6:30 pm UTC
Forget about "how" to intervene in the Syrian civil war. The Obama administration needs to answer the bigger question: why?