Turmoil in the Middle East is fueled by an ancient schism between the followers of the Prophet Muhammad.
Introduction No incumbent has lost a presidential election in post-Revolution Iran, and despite allegations of vote rigging and fraud in the wake of the June 2009 race, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has so far avoided the historical distinction as the first.
Saudi Arabia may be making more than just peace with the Taliban.
What Clinton thinks about India, Guantanamo Bay and other pivotal foreign policy issues.
When it comes to international proposals to deal with global warming, Bush's favorite word is "No." Will that change at Hokkaido's G8 summit?
The foreign policy issue already framing the 2008 presidential election is the war in Iraq. The war's growing unpopularity among Americans, coupled with nightly images of civilian and soldier casualties, will only add to the candidates' need to craft a plan to win the war.
Instability in Pakistan has steadily escalated in the course of the U.S. presidential campaign. Given the country's geo-strategic importance to Washington, its deteriorating situation has served as a litmus test of sorts for candidates seeking to assert their foreign policy credentials and clarify their views on U.S. struggles against al-Qaeda.