The global community has their eye on Russia and Iran regarding developments in Syria and the broader Middle East North Africa (MENA) region.
The West should use military aid to the KRG to leverage political reform, or risk inadvertently worsening regional security. For the KRG, political reform will strengthen its chances of not only surviving but of flourishing.
Tajikistan, the world’s leading exporter of suicide bombers to ISIS has the potential to become the next terrorist hotspot as a host of factors converge to put the small Central Asian nation at serious risk.
Instability from Russia, the U.S. and Middle East is waking Germany from its post-Cold War slumber: it must take more responsibility for its own security.
Chemical weapons are the most widely available weapons of mass destruction and perhaps the least challenging sort to pursue.
Bombings in Pakistan bring terrorism back to the forefront of the political debate and raise about Pakistan’s ability to respond to the terrorist threat.