September 11, 2017Iraq
Iraq continues to bedevil American foreign policy, and the world. Now the Kurds will vote on their own state.
May 15, 2017Japan
Shinto priests walk in a line to attend a ritual to usher in the upcoming New Year at the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan on December 31, 2016 (REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon).
July 25, 2012Sub-Saharan Africa
This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies. The views expressed below are his personal views and do not reflect those of his former e…