Iraqi Army Pushes Ahead in Fallujah

June 17, 2016 IS’ retreat from the city will not weaken its control over its core territory.

Chinese Military Movements and North Korea

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

Euroskeptic Party Makes Big Gains in Italian Election

June 20, 2016 Voters are frustrated by the country’s economic problems and relationship with the EU.

Erdoğan Appears to Regain Control in Turkey


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

Putin Fires Ally

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

The Strategy Behind the Nice Attack


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

Israel and Iran Prepare for Conflict


The U.S. has withdrawn from the Iran nuclear deal.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

Summing Up the Singapore Summit

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Chemicals and Cruise Missiles in Syria

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

Trouble Brewing in Iran?

The country grows more unstable by the week.

Turkey and the US Converging on Syria

May 23, 2016 The Americans are hoping the Turks will play a larger role in Syria.

Coup in Turkey


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