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Canada's Alberta Province Poses a Wexit Problem for Ottawa

A long-simmering issue in Canada's western provinces has gained some notoriety beyond Canada's borders, and it now has a catchy name, Wexit Alberta.

US Needs Active Counterintelligence Tools to Stop China Spying

It's time to provide the U.S. intelligence community with the counterintelligence tools, resources, and leadership to adequately meet the threat of Chinese spying.

Turkey Is Now Attempting to Create a Brave New World

Turkey is already lashing out at the EU for criticisms of its nascent Syria offensive and has threatened to turn its 3.6 million Syrian refugees loose on Europe.

Why the Carter Administration Kept a Nuclear Test Hidden

Nuclear Test: Forty years ago this week, a U.S. satellite named Vela 6911 recorded a “double flash” in the South Atlantic near South Africa.

Saudi Oil Facilities Attack Has Created International Risks

Saudi Arabia's Aramco crude oil facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais were attacked on Sept. 14, cutting oil production by nearly six million barrels a day.

The US Has No Need to Buy Greenland or Upset Denmark

Diplomatic dust-ups with Denmark—a longtime ally—over a region that already has a U.S. military presence only serves to undermine U.S. interests.

China Has No Fully Formed Response to Hong Kong Protests

Hong Kong is a small territory that is concerned about its future. China is likewise concerned, but for different reasons.

Russia's Continued Social, Economic and Military Decline

Recent protests in Russia over government corruption and electoral issues have occurred in several cities, prompting a government crackdown.

Despite Angry Words, Negotiating with Iran Remains Possible

Given the heated rhetoric between Washington and Tehran, it is difficult to think that the two nations could ever return to the negotiating table.

China and Iran Working to Evade Sanctions from the US

The challenge for the Trump administration is avoiding a conflict with Iran while maintaining a truce with China in the trade war.