Mar 4, 2014
President Putin is shedding Russia’s mantle as a defeated superpower and is once again flexing its geopolitical muscles on the world stage.
Feb 18, 2014
What little attention Americans can spare for foreign crises during the Winter Olympics in Sochi is usually monopolized by Syria's three-year civil war with its 140,000 dead and 2 million homeless refugees.
Jan 28, 2014
Jihadi-sponsored terrorism is sowing chaos in Pakistan's provincial capitals, "eroding confidence in the government's ability to restore order and enforce the law," says the International Crisis Group.
Jan 15, 2014
From Libya to Iraq, including Egypt, Syria, and Lebanon, the Arab world, seldom tranquil, is monopolizing world headlines. But the more alarming news is further east in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Pakistan is a nuclear power balanced on the edge of another disaster.
Jan 2, 2014
New Year projections for 2014 conveyed, for the most part, pessimism. They seemed like a rerun of 2009's Annus Horribilis.
Jan 2, 2014
It is a brilliant movie and manna from heaven for the United States' enemies and assorted detractors round the globe.
Dec 13, 2013
Iran's secret nuclear ambitions enjoy widespread approval among Iranians who don't approve of the clerical dictatorship that has ruled them for the past 30 years.
Nov 14, 2013
Jordan's young Queen Rania Abdullah, a Palestinian, put her finger on the detonator of everything from local to national to regional to global frustrations.