On January 9, 1964, a new president’s foreign policy skills were put to the test by a crisis in Panama.
How Chinese investment made Chad a vital Central African military ally of the West.
How Afghanistan continues to ensnare the United States.
Why have U.S. policies in the Muslim world failed — and what should the United States do in the future?
As the United States contemplates taking covert action in Waziristan, what should it know about the region’s culture?
What can the United States expect if it conducts more aggressive operations against Al Qaeda in Waziristan?
What makes the U.S. military prison in Guantánamo an endlessly fascinating place?
What effects have America’s 19th-century Indian wars had on “civilizing” efforts in Iraq?
What lessons has the United States failed to draw from its occupations in Latin America?