Outside of arms sales, Russia’s most powerful economic and geopolitical tool is its ability to export natural gas—leverage that Moscow uses to its advantage
The U.S. has long grappled with the desire to exert hard and soft power in the world while eschewing the realities of what it takes to sustain that power
In the wake of the New Zealand mosque attacks, links have emerged between the shooter, Brent Tarrant, and a Ukrainian ultra-nationalist, white supremacist paramilitary organization called the Azov Battalion.
During the surge of the U.S. war in Iraq, tens of thousands of Iraqis were held in U.S. detention centers, including in Camp Bucca. It was within the confines of these overcrowded camps that the next iteration of terror germinated among detainees
Iran is pursuing a strategy in Iraq similar to that which it employed in Lebanon, where it built Lebanese Hezbollah into a major military and political force