When the NATO-led coalition intervened in Libya, its people were promised security and democracy. Seven years later, all they have received is chaos, death and destruction.
The tyranny is not much different from what societies have experienced for centuries. Only the form of the shackles has changed.
A newly empowered Xi Jinping is forcing US President Donald Trump to pick from the best of bad options.
The caliphate is fighting its real economic problems the only way it knows how: with historical fantasy.
Pressured by Western governments and Islamic State, Al-Qaeda is undergoing a transition as it struggles to remain relevant in the global movement it helped to create.
We are all invited to the theater of the grotesque.
The election on January 25 is only the beginning of Greece’s problems; voters are not prepared to grant to any one party the power to implement policies that will satisfy the people at home and creditors abroad.
To truly understand the rise of Islamic State we must look back at the historical origins of its doctrine.
While it’s expected that it will be the Kurds who separate from Iraq, the real beneficiaries from a break-up of the country would be the Shia. They’re the ones who control 80 percent of the country’s oil wealth, and they would prefer not to share it with hostile neighbors.