Rubio needs to recognize that today's foreign policy must confront new challenges that are more complicated than those found in paperback novels about the Cold War, and stop trying to chart America's future by looking in the rearview mirror.
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There has been concern in the western world for some time, and rightly so, that Russia under the rule of Vladimir Putin wants to assert itself as a superpower resembling the defunct USSR.
The fact that talks haven't produced a solution yet doesn't mean that diplomacy is failing. Real diplomacy -- the kind where everyone has to compromise to get a meaningful agreement -- is just getting started.
The Islamic State released an official video on Tuesday night that featured militants declaring the Metrojet plane crash an "achievement" and threatening "more attacks" against Russia in response to the country's bombing campaign in Syria.
What awaits the people's memorial in the future? How long will it last? How still and strong will be it's defenders? There are no answers to these questions.
Western media appears surprised that President Putin's latest approval rating was so high. After Russian military began bombing in Syria, Putin's popularity skyrocketed to its all times high of 90%. There are some obvious reasons for this, and quite a few important factors that western media tends to overlook.
Why should it be left to governments and airlines with skin in the game to decide whether to issue flight restrictions or comply with warnings? What is needed is an international governing body charged with enforcing air corridor restrictions or closures, rather than merely issuing protocols and alerts.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei has masterfully sniffed out the weaknesses of President Obama and his administration, and the revelation of his new conditions on the nuclear deal suggests that Khamenei is ready to milk the administration more and obtain more concessions.
Karen Dawisha is the Walter E Havighurst Professor of Political Science at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She is a world-renowned Russia expert who has written extensively about Soviet foreign policy, Russia-Middle East relations, and contemporary Russian politics.
America is having a tough time finding its footing - not only in the Middle East, but in much of the rest of the world. It almost feels like the U.S. has become a developing nation, at least on the global stage.
Of course, it is generally known that Islamic State (ISIS) engages in the practice, but they are not the only ones: Iraqi Shia militias fighting ISIS alongside Iraqi government forces are also using kids.
Around 36,000 troops from more than 30 nations (27 NATO Allies plus partners) have come together for exercise Trident Juncture 2015 which is now the biggest and most ambitious NATO exercise in more than a decade.
President Barack Obama sent the Navy in harm's way this week and it turned out fine. Having gotten what it's going to get, at least for now, from China, the Obama administration at last challenged China's absurd claim of sovereignty over far distant artificial islands it's built in the South China Sea.
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- An attack on these critical undersea cables could have disastrous effects on our increasingly cloud-based economy. In short, without physical undersea cables, the cloud as we know it could not function.
In a surprising statement from the White House, President Obama made clear his support for Putin's offer.