SECURITY / CONFLICTS

Outside of personal reasons, President Obama issued his executive order on guns for two reasons. First, he is not up for reelection. Second, the Congress is. Most experts agree that ...

North Korea successfully tested a miniaturized hydrogen nuclear device, Jan. 6, according to state media. If true, this is the first such device fielded by Pyongyang. South Korea initially picked-up ...

China’s massive economic expansion since the end of the Cold War has transformed it from an isolated and impoverished country to a major actor on the world stage. But growth ...

By Jasmin Mahmoud, a prominent expert of Palestinian Society and the Israeli Palestinian conflict. In early October, 19-year-old Palestinian Mohannad Shafiq al-Halabi stabbed four Israelis in Jerusalem’s Old City before ...

On January 7th , it was reported that the Iranian embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, was bombed by a Saudi airstrike. The attacks is probably deliberate after heightened tensions between the ...

Forecast The Suwalki Gap, which connects Eastern Europe to the Baltic states, is unlikely to become a heavily militarized area in the Russia-NATO standoff like the Fulda Gap was during ...

Forecast Even as tensions in the Pacific Rim increase, military ties between China and the United States will become tighter. China will continue to cooperate with the United States and ...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was in Brussels on Tuesday with an ambitious agenda: to promote the establishment of a “safe zone” in northern Syria. Erdogan can see that the ...

Summary France’s intervention in Mali, supported by other Western states and a large African force, is winding down. Most offensive operations have ended, and French forces have begun withdrawing. Now ...

Analysis  In San Bernardino, a peaceful town of California, Syed Rizwan Farook got into an altercation at his office holiday party Dec. 2, after which he and his wife, Tashfeen ...