Articles by Robert Nolan
There were some hints of what to expect in terms of policy priorities in Foggy Bottom under a Kerry tenure.
There is no hard template for when the United S. should intervene in a conflict abroad.
Unless Paris is able to attract new industry, create a more dynamic job market and increase global competitiveness, it could become the next European economic basket case.
The potential next secretary of defense talks about Afghanistan, Syria, Libya, and China.
Security for American diplomats abroad should be just as important as that for the military.
This past year, women played a prominent role in creating and influencing foreign policy on an unprecedented scale.
A strengthened economic relationship between the United States and Europe would stimulate job creation and economic growth.
Until factions learn to work together, the new Egypt will continue to look like the old one.
The small Gulf emirate has assisted in Libya and Syria, started Al-Jazeera, and is playing an increasingly important role in the global economy.
But Petraeus should still testify before Congress to quiet conspiracy theorists.