If he wants to weather the current controversy and remain the front-runner, Herman Cain must convince voters he can govern competently. His foreign policy blunders aren’t helping.
The U.S.’s new commitment to assisting in the fight against the Lord’s Resistance Army in central Africa is putting a renewed focus on the group’s long and brutal history of violence in the region.
Herman Cain recently dismissed Uzbekistan as a country Americans shouldn’t care about. Joshua Foust explains why he’s wrong.
There is a growing movement to resurrect Russia as America’s biggest rival. But painting Russia only as the enemy misrepresents what it really is, writes Joshua Foust — a large, complex and ascendant power seeking to flex its muscles.
Jon Meacham ruminates on America’s checkered history with friendly authoritarian and totalitarian regimes.
In this essay, Jon Meacham considers the legacy of the late Richard Holbrooke, who died this week at the age of 69, and his impact on U.S. diplomacy.