Much of its success is driven by a lack of dependence on anyone, but now it must balance war and great power jockeying in the region.
Whether it’s Ethiopia, Belarus, or Nicaragua, economic warfare rarely works and often winds up being counterproductive.
The long-awaited Global Force Posture review shows that status quo is the key refrain as the China song remains the same.
Conclusions from a federal commission’s annual brief to Congress buried its more nuanced findings.
Russia hopes to blow new life into a proposal for a multilateral security architecture in the Gulf, with the tacit approval of the Biden administration.
A new book finds that failure is baked in the cake yet the US insists on playing with fire again and again.
Anyone hoping for a more creative policy that recognizes all bad actors in current Middle East crises will be disappointed.
Without it, the United States and its military will be bogged down in the Middle East indefinitely.
Interesting signs that the region’s powers are less interested in armed conflict than they are about forms of gaining influence today.
No Turks work for a new shadowy group targeting Turkey, but it is linked to an anti-Iran, pro-Israel network.
There can’t be the slightest doubt: America worships its Pentagod and the weapons and wars that feed it.
George Washington was right about the US role in the world — and he also had a thing or two to say about our founding principles.
It may be too soon to erect a monument to a 20-year conflict that is ongoing and that many Americans still don’t understand.
In recent statements, Moscow seems much more realistic about the consequences of actual conflict with Kiev and Western powers.
The idea that China is planning an invasion of the island is one that demands closer scrutiny.
The short-term crisis between the two neighbors has dissipated. But in the longer term, relations have gotten a lot more complicated.
If Washington intervened in the Mideast less often, the bases and strategic alliance would matter less.
A New York Times exposé on a previously undisclosed attack on dozens of noncombatants in Syria is indicative of DOD’s impunity.
If it is to avoid going in that direction, there urgently needs to be a unified opposition and pressure from the outside.
One can loathe the man and still oppose Biden’s attempts to isolate the country with the same old coercive strategies.
As tensions rise in Ukraine, hawks in the West are promoting a more confrontational stance toward Moscow.