European governments pay ransoms for the release of hostages held by terrorists. The U.S. does not. What that gap means for Americans like journalist James Foley.
David Rohdes writes his last column for Reuters.
As the conflict destabilizes Syria, Washington must finally face the hard choice: Either compromise with Iran, or decisively support and arm the rebels.
The centerpiece of Obama's foreign policy for the next three years is clear: a nuclear agreement with Iran. Will Congress wreck it?
Three years ago, South Sudan gained independence and became its own nation. Now, it may be about to start a civil war.
Washington needs to stand up to tough decisions in the Middle East.
While technology allows us to take a picture faster and easier than ever, it is also making it impossible for photographers to make a living.
While people around the world praised Mandela's legacy of tolerance and reconciliation, African countries still struggle with how to overcome mass killings.
Younger generations in Afghanistan and Ukraine are eager for prosperity, reduced corruption and a place in a globalized economy.
Obama and Kerry have proven that they can set the stage for major conflict breakthroughs. Will they be able to deliver a final deal?
Critics say he's pompous, reckless, and a tilter at windmills. But his relentlessness may end up making him the most consequential secretary of state in years.
Washington's response to troubling developments in the Middle East created a disservice to all Americans.