These days, they're mostly salespeople for American business.
John Kerry strikes a deal with the Russians to avert airstrikes.
Dmitri Trenin, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, takes a look at Russia's thinking on Syria.
The New Jersey Republican wants to set up a Syrian war crimes tribunal as an alternative to missile strikes.
Here were ten crucial questions raised at yesterday's Syria hearing — and they didn't all get satisfactory answers.
Sometimes it's better to ask forgiveness than permission. Obama is taking the other approach with Syria.
For the first time, we know where the $52.6 billion we spend on intelligence operations goes. Here's the rundown.
As the U.S. prepares to intervene against another Middle Eastern leader, here are the very basics of the conflict to date.
There were strong signals over the weekend that the U.S. might have been seriously considering a series of limited strikes against Syria.
It's not just about Ed Snowden. Disagreements have been growing on everything from arms control to trade to the civil war in Syria.
In our analysis of network news coverage, foreigners were the sources of 34% of all anti-Iraq war statements that appeared on the air, and 65% of all of the anti-war statements.