Iran, Israel: Making Trouble but Not War


Headlines to the contrary are a bit misleading.

Israel and Iran Prepare for Conflict


The U.S. has withdrawn from the Iran nuclear deal. Israel and Iran are reacting accordingly.

Trouble Brewing in Iran?

The country grows more unstable by the week.

A Big Surprise in the Battle for Raqqa

June 6, 2017 The offensive, launched June 6, could indicate a new understanding between Moscow and Washington. 

Chinese Military Movements and North Korea

April 11, 2017 Reports suggest Chinese army personnel may be mobilizing.

Chemicals and Cruise Missiles in Syria

April 7, 2017 The American action reveals an important observation about U.S. strategy.

Putin Fires Ally

Aug. 12, 2016 This comes amid significant reshuffling in Moscow.

Russia Raises the Stakes Against Ukraine

Aug. 10, 2016 A series of events have increased tensions in recent days.

The Implications of the Coup in Turkey

July 17, 2016 The recent coup attempt highlights the secular-religious divide in Turkey.

Erdoğan Appears to Regain Control in Turkey


July 16, 2016 The president appears to have control of the government after a coup attempt.

Coup in Turkey


July 15, 2016 The military has claimed a takeover of the government.

The Strategy Behind the Nice Attack


July 14, 2016 The purpose of terror is to terrify.