It is difficult to overstate the brazenness of the March 4, 2018, attempted murder in Salisbury, England, of former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia.
The combination of persistent conflicts, a sense of shifting regional and global power dynamics, and two governments eager to sell their military hardware has resulted in a dramatic increase in global arms sales.
March 8 is International Women’s Day, recognized at the United Nations and by other international bodies as a day to both celebrate and reflect upon the unique space held by women as agents of change
One of the hardest fought battles against the so-called Islamic State in the last year was far from Iraq and Syria—where the group saw its stronghold toppled and was forced to revert from a proto-terror state back into a terror-insurgency.
Relations between the United States and Pakistan are bad and trending worse. There have always been tensions between Washington and Islamabad over counterterrorism intentions and capabilities, with the U.S.