SECURITY / CONFLICTS

At this time last year, a string of leaderless resistance-style attacks by grassroots jihadists in the West was making people very nervous. And their concern was understandable: In late October ...

A critical shift in the Kremlin’s budgetary planning is the flat growth in defense spending, which had risen steadily every year since 2011. The Kremlin had planned on expanding defense ...

Nov. 6 Syria Rebels from the Free Syrian Army and from various Islamist groups recently defeated an offensive conducted by loyalist forces backed by Iran and Russia in Hama province. ...

Analysis Though many mysteries still surround the recent crash of a Russian airliner over the Sinai Peninsula, some explanations of what happened are more likely to be true than others. ...

Renata Segura is an expert of Latin America. She currently works for the IPI Global Observatory. Since the peace process between the government of Colombia and the guerrilla group Fuerzas ...

Egypt : Active Personnel : 438,000  Egypt is a country in the north of Africa with a staggering population of 94 million people and has face major political crises in ...

Involvement in the Syrian conflict is putting Russia’s internal security at risk, as evidenced by both al-Nusra Front (or al-Qaeda in Syria) and Islamic State (ISIS) calling for terrorist attacks ...

For the first time in a decade, the idea of generalised strikes, riots, protests, and violence escalating to “intifada” proportions looks entirely plausible. Escalation by Israel, and Hamas in Gaza, ...

One week before the UN General Assembly where Russia will present its international coalition against Daech plan, US Secretary of State John Kerry warned the Kremlin against the risk of ...

One week before the UN General Assembly where Putin will present its international coalition against Daech plan, US Secretary of State John Kerry warned the Kremlin against the risk of ...