How Damascus could become the next arena for geopolitical competition between the region’s Arab power centers and Iran.
Reports indicate the attack on a US base last month was retaliation for recent Israel strikes. It didn’t kill anyone, but it’s only a matter of time.
The upper chamber’s NDAA measure is a Cold War-era strategy that needs to be stripped from the bill.
Americans know that ideologues have cynically used the rhetoric of ‘freedom’ to push destructive policies on the world before.
The NSO Group is starting to face consequences for malicious cyber activity tied to its military-grade software, Pegasus.
At least he is consistent. Biden’s policy may be unclear, but the former National Security Adviser offers nothing to fill the gap.
While many of his efforts fell short in practice, the Vermont senator will be leaving behind a ‘conscience gap’ on Capitol Hill.
But the training and military cooperation with other countries in the region is certainly picking up.
Pro-democracy protests have been brutally suppressed amid calls for the international community to engage.
But getting Democratic colleagues to sign on may be more difficult that he thought.
There won’t be any more “great powers” if we don’t get a grip on the coming global crisis, which makes us all insecure.
Did Washington overplay its hand by not brokering with the more moderate government in Tehran when it had the chance?
There were few tangible outcomes, but efforts to tamp down tensions made this first face-to-face worth it.
It’s fine to be outraged but don’t be shocked: our righteous war-making is not clean, nor humane. It never was.
Sens. Sanders and Markey and Rep. Khanna want to cut off all aid to Saudi Arabia. But will their efforts survive NDAA vote?
A flood of Washington funding has ensured that bad guys like Dario Antonio Usua have flourished. That won’t end with his capture.
Parties to the Iran nuclear deal should focus on how to normalize their economic relationship in the long term.
Biden’s National Security adviser doesn’t want to talk about AUKUS in any terms that might suggest a military alliance — which it is.
Tensions are reaching a fever pitch, but there seems to be interest on both sides in ratcheting it down. The question is, can they?
This is an entitlement mindset — that military leaders are owed exorbitant increases each year regardless of the nation’s means.
The people are not asking Washington to do much. They’re mostly asking us not to do things that make their situation worse.