Behind the scenes, it is Russia that has played the most important role in calming the waters of recent conflicts in the Middle East. Can it play the same role between Iran and the US
Counterterrorism efforts should prioritize imagination, understood as the evolutionary study of threats.
The attack gives the impression of an irritating mistake made by the military based on faulty intelligence from the only world superpower.
Invalid evaluations will not only place front-line troops in harm's way, but can also easily encourage blind optimism that will only give way to chaos and confusion.
Donald Trump recently thumbed his nose at U.S. President Barack Obama by claiming that the president was the "founder" of the Islamic State group, the Republican nominee threw his adversary Hillary Clinton into the bargain as well, for being Obama's right-hand woman. And although we may often dismiss or disapprove of [Read more]
In the light of history and facts, the persecution of homosexuals is a constant that is part of all totalitarian ideology.
This time the targets of the barbarism are Western citizens and moderate Muslims. This is a common cause.
American values have not brought democracy and civilization to countries that have embraced them, but have overturned the effective systems in place and created ripe breeding grounds for terrorism.
In a joint statement, the U.S. and Russia have announced an agreement to enact temporary ceasefire terms and to urge a ceasefire to begin on Feb. 27, between both the Assad regime and Syrian opposition in the war in Syria.
The Assad regime, the Syrian opposition and the extremist Islamic State group continue a [Read more]
The United States follows a strategy so flawed that the principal enemies of its enemies ... are on its official list of terrorist organizations.