Obama: Leading from the front again

From the start of his second term, the president has endured a cascade of foreign policy crises that often left him looking reactive and uncertain.

Mitt Romney’s 2016 pitch: I’m a foreign policy prophet

But is he right about that?

Did Obama’s inaction in Yemen lead to Paris?

While the Obama administration was fighting ISIL, Al Qaeda was regrouping in Yemen.

John Brennan’s zigzag on torture

Has Obama’s CIA director gone native?

Dysfunction Washington can agree on

The critique of a micromanaging White House national security team is gaining currency.

Kerry under fire for punting on Iran

The secretary is coming under increasing pressure to deliver an agreement or give up.

2 Dems open to ‘spotters’ helping to fight ISIL

Their comments echo suggestions by administration officials.

Iran deal by Monday? Don’t bet on it

The overwhelming consensus among roughly a dozen sources is that the nuclear talks will be extended next week into early 2015.

The war over Obama’s new war in Iraq

The key question: Who’s in charge?