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Iraq and Iran: Destined by Geography for Conflict

The Iran and Iraq conflicts over the years show us that what we are now witnessing in the region is simply a return to history.

Russia's Assassination Campaign Continues Against Dissent

The word assassination often evokes threats or attempts on the life of a head of state. But in the contemporary era, Russia is playing a different deadly game.

USA Kills Qassem Soleimani, A Man Who Killed Hundreds of Americans

"General Soleimani was actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members in Iraq and throughout the region."

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.