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Pakistan and India Again Sit on a Nuclear Powder Keg

Nuclear conundrum: The potential for escalation is huge, and tensions will remain high as long as disputes between Pakistan and India go unresolved.

A Tale of Two Presidents … In Venezuela

It has been a few weeks since Juan Guaidó declared himself the interim president of Venezuela; the other president, Nicolas Maduro, refuses to leave office.

Tensions Increase between Iran and Israel

Israel believes the window to prevent an entrenched Iran in Syria is closing, and the necessary action to counter that entrenchment must be taken soon.

Venezuela’s Situation Strains Latin America’s New Leadership

Nicolas Maduro was sworn in for his second term as president of Venezuela, despite the country’s record inflation, food and medical shortages, and a precipitous decline in living standards.

US Interests Require an Eventual Withdrawal from Syria

Despite uncertainty, the withdrawal from Syria will indeed occur. That’s because Trump feels the need to focus on China’s economic and security challenges.

Creating a European Army Is Impractical for the EU

If past history is anything to go by, the possibility of a new 'European Army' is a bloody terrible idea.

US Sanctions Leave Iran with Few Options

Iran's past behavior and the uptick in alleged clandestine acts suggest that Tehran will do more than simply try to weather the latest sanctions storm.

Why Turkey Has a Vested Interest in the Khashoggi Case

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan used his weekly address Tuesday to discuss in some rather political terms the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Venezuela's Woes Continue to Restrict Internal Peace and Progress

Venezuela is a mess. Food supplies are low, their currency is worthless and the refugee crisis has made its neighbors take action to slow the migration.

US-China Military and Trade Relations Take a Frosty Turn

Over the past few weeks, the U.S. and China have taken actions against one another that do not bode well for future diplomatic relations.