For most Americans, the emergence of a renewed nuclear arms race with Russia comes as a surprise.
American problems in the 16-year war include a resilient Taliban, a weak government in Kabul and, according to the top general overseeing the conflict, Russian interference.
Russia's leader unveils new doomsday machines in his state-of-the-nation speech, citing a need to counter the potential threat posed by the U.S. missile defense system.
As Syrian President Bashar Assad’s fight against Islamic State draws to a close, violence has exploded in other areas, threatening an even broader confrontation among regional and world powers.
Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia reacts by saying a humanitarian cease-fire is "not realistic" because "the terrorists" are keeping up attacks.
An independent auditing agency is hit with a gag order, tightening restrictions on information about how the stalemated conflict is going.
President Trump is inadvertently showing us the essential structure of the system of global power Washington honed over 70 years—and the damage he's inflicting on it.
The Maryland senator—facing a primary contest with the whistleblower—is one of the loudest and most prominent voices calling for hostility toward Russia and deserves to be challenged.