A couple of Rand Corporation scholars have discovered America's problem vis-à-vis Russia: Washington isn't willing to use its military as much. This has given Moscow an apparently unfair advantage in challenging America. Maybe Washington should reconsider its policy, they suggest.
Syrian soldier in protective gear A little more than a hundred years ago, on April 22, 1915, in what came to be called the Second Battle of Ypres, ...
By James M. Dorsey A gathering of prominent Sunni Muslim leaders in the Chechen capital of Grozny that appeared to have effectively excommunicated Sa...
On September 18, Alan Kasujja of BBC News, gathered with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi and President and CEO of Save th...
If Trump is elected, Vladimir Putin will be able to run roughshod across the former Soviet Union, including Armenia, and try to take back the Baltics, Poland and other ex-Soviet fiefdoms in Europe, such as Hungary and the Czech Republic.
A resolution (H.Res. 159) was recently introduced in the U.S. Congress in reference to one of the worst mass executions of political prisoners since WWII by the Islamic Republic of Iran.
China is an ever-present element in strategic discourse, yet is rarely treated with the sobriety that it deserves and requires.
I was shocked to wake up and read that Russia was furious over the deaths of Syrian government forces -- from a US airstrike -- and that it was calling an emergency session of the United Nations Security Council. Are you kidding me? Seriously?
Well, the first presidential debate is a done deal, and as always I like to quickly type out my own personal reactions before reading everyone else's, to give you an opinion uninfluenced by the herd mentality of the rest of the media.
Simon Grigorievich Kukes, former chief executive of a now-defunct Russian state-owned oil company, contributed more than $150,000 to Trump's campaign and joint fundraising committee.
The latest and fifth straw poll for the selection of the next United Nations secretary-general again placed António Guterres of Portugal as the frontrunner in the informal secret balloting that began in July. But will it matter?
Tonight, however, one would expect all that to evaporate, as Trump struggles mightily to get specific and fact-based on a range of policy fronts.
Hence, there's a great risk that the type of peace expected by the U.S.-Russian agreement best can be summarized by the American author and journalist Ambrose Bierce's definition: "In international affairs, a period of cheating between two periods of fighting"
By David Wemer When nineteen-year-old American swimmer ...
The last three administrations have followed a bipartisan policy of constant war. Unfortunately, the consequences have been ugly: every intervention has laid the groundwork for more conflict.
The audience, when the debate actually happens, will be huge. Tremendous, in fact. Some (we won't say who) are even predicting it could be a bigger television event worldwide than the 1969 moon landing.