While a historic and highly controversial nuclear deal awaits final approval by the US Congress, a debate on its regional and international fallout is raging across the globe. The agreement is indeed a huge gamble. Will it hold? Will it ease Middle East tensions, or will it further destabilize the region?
One must look beyond Islamic State for the real causes of radicalization in Tunisia. Only then will we have the proper tools to stomp out terrorism.
Punishing those responsible for a spate of recent blogger deaths won’t be easy given the Islamic fundamentalist ‘state within a state’ that exists in Bangladesh.
The British Conservative Party pulled out a surprise majority in elections last week, but with major issues like EU membership, the rise of regional parties, and a leadership race looming, it won’t all be smooth sailing ahead.
Like the recent thaw with Iran, President Obama’s move to normalize US-Cuban relations is motivated by the need to compete for markets and influence in an increasingly bipolar world.