April 13, 2018
Military threats to deter chemical attacks have so far failed to restrain the Syrian regime, and they risk escalating the horrific conflict even further.
March 23, 2018
The circumstances surrounding the attack on a former Russian spy in England leave little doubt that Russia was the culprit and cast a lengthening shadow over the global regime to stop chemical weapon…
March 15, 2018
The poisoning of former double agent Sergei V. Skripal in the UK indicates that Russia may have abandoned some unspoken rules of espionage. CIA veteran Jack Devine examines the history and current state of spy-craft.
February 22, 2018
A historic dry spell has severely affected Cape Town's water supply, and global climate patterns suggest that other cities may face the same fate.
February 16, 2018
The U.S. military is prepared for a number of contingencies with regard to North Korea, but the best path forward is diplomacy aimed at denuclearization.
February 6, 2018
While sports may temporarily transcend divisions in society, events like the Olympics rarely serve to advance countries’ diplomatic aims.
December 22, 2017
The past year saw the ongoing historic displacement of millions from conflict and persecution, and a weak response from the world’s richest nations to address the problems.
December 11, 2017
Once a role model for democracy, Poland has rapidly witnessed a series of illiberal moves that threaten the rule of law and its future within the European Union, says Agata Fijalkowski.
December 1, 2017
Averting famine will require Saudi Arabia to permit the resumption of commercial shipping of food and fuel to the besieged country.
November 17, 2017
Saudi Arabia pressed Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri to resign to try to weaken Iran-backed Hezbollah in Lebanon. The path to resolving the crisis could run through Yemen.