Russia appears fully committed to increasing relations in the Middle East not only militarily, but also economically
With both the US and Russia withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), a nuclear stand-off in the Gulf could be closer than you think.
The wall addresses a core psychological insecurity. Donald Trump supporters — and many others — feel as if their own privileges are evaporating.
With Arctic sea ice diminishing as a result of climate change, polar bears are apparently being forced to spend more time on land looking for food.
Since December 2017, the authorities in Iran have intensified their crackdown, specifically targeting journalists, social media and women’s rights activists, Ahwazi Arabs, Kurds and their families…
Social fragmentation stems from a range of issues, including foreign policy failures, widespread corruption, a lack of transparency, restrictions on the media
Donald Trump delights in confounding the experts. After all, he believes himself to be the expert-in-chief.
Mike Pompeo’s recent visit to the Middle East summed up America’s limited policy vision for the region
Reliably narrow definitions of national self-interest continue to drive Turkey and the US further apart
Russia and Japan have disparate views on the Kuril Islands that can only be overcome through significant concessions.
The Irish backstop is simply an effort to mitigate the damage that Brexit causes to peace in Ireland and the UK.
It is not a question of whether Rohingyas should be able to return to their homes; it is a question of when and under what conditions. To be clear, those conditions do not currently exist.
With the loss of US leverage in any talks, Syria will now be left to the devices of Russia, Iran and Assad’s autocratic and self-interested machinations and exploitation.
It is impossible to abandon fossil fuels overnight, so a more realistic and humane approach to reducing carbon emissions has to be found.
The December 14 Senate votes to end US military aid for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen and to condemn Crown Prince for his responsibility in the death of Jamal Khashoggi mark a watershed moment in US…