How governments respond to natural disasters is among the most tangible ways in which people assess the competence of their elected leadership
Frustration with inept governance has served as one of the few unifying issues in Iraq capable of transcending ethnic group, religion, tribe or sect
The so-called Islamic State’s (IS) ‘caliphate’ has been crushed. While IS has proven to be an adaptive enemy, there is no dispute that the losses they suffered on the ground in Iraq and Syria seriously weakened the group
On September 6, the governments of the United States, Canada, France, and Germany issued a statement in support of the U.K.’s assessment of the direct culpability of the Russian government in the March 2018 attempted assassination of two Russian nationals on British soil
Since 2011, there has been a flurry of talks held on the subject of negotiating a political settlement to the Syrian civil war, few of which have resulted in any meaningful progress toward that end