Critics say he's pompous, reckless, and a tilter at windmills. But his relentlessness may end up making him the most consequential secretary of state in years.
Washington's response to troubling developments in the Middle East created a disservice to all Americans.
South Sudan achieved its troubled independence only in 2011 but a group of Washington-based policy wonks and government officials had been plotting since the 1980s to bring that result about.
(Reuters) - Alarmed at climate change and environmental destruction, photographer Jeff Barbee set out to sail half way across the Atlantic and chronicle the slow death of species on some of the most remote islands on Earth.