The banning of three of the leading candidates for the Egyptian presidency presents a counter-intuitive chance for clarity in who the military truly backs...
The nuclear talks on April 13-14 did not begin broaching core substantive issues, but Iran?s agreement to discuss in earnest its nuclear program was enough to justify starting a long process of negotiations with the six negotiating powers. The talks will likely require several rounds, over many months, to determine an outcome...
The success of the Northern Distribution Network (NDN), while allowing the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) to better manage the upcoming withdrawal of forces, is also strengthening the northern Afghan governors at the expense of the central Kabul government, something that is consistent with historical trends but counter to ISAF objectives...
While much is known ; or believed to be known; about Hizballa's capabilities in Latin and South America, far less is understood about its intentions regarding the possibility of a retaliatory attack against the West should there be military conflict with Iran...
Several high-profile cases of lone wolf terrorism in the last year have captured worldwide attention on what some fear may be a growing and deeply troubling threat...