Western military and intelligence officials have long believed that, despite Russian claims to the contrary, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the so-called Islamic State, is alive
Russia has openly touted the performance of its weapons systems in Syria for years
For decades, U.S. relations with Pakistan were situated in a Cold War context, geared toward countering the then-Soviet Union’s power
On August 19, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wenmade an official visit to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston Texas, the first time a leader of Taiwan has visited a U.S. federal government facility in an official capacity
By withdrawing from the multilateral 2015 Iran nuclear deal and re-imposing all U.S. secondary sanctions on Tehran, the Trump Administration seeks, at the least, to curb Iran’s regional influence and, at most, to perhaps even bring down the Islamic Republic’s regime