The kidnapping and murder of Russian human rights activist Natalia Estemirova stands as further evidence that Putin-era hallmarks of strong central authority and a weakened rule of law will persist under President Medvedev.
Violence in Xinjiang presents Beijing with an opportunity to break away from policy failures of the past.
Robert S. McNamara, Secretary of Defense from 1961 to 1967, took many secrets with him when he died Monday at 93. But probably no secret was more sensitive politically than the one that would have changed fundamentally the public perception of his role in Vietnam policy had it been become widely known.
A decade-old cyberwarfare project is seen by independent experts as the likely new vanguard of Israel's efforts to foil the nuclear ambitions of its arch-foe Iran.
The Obama administration’s recent approval of the Bush-era ‘Einstein-3’ program is a telling example of where President Obama’s priorities lie in balancing civil liberties with the need to secure cyberspace.
Buried within North Korea’s recent intransigence is evidence of a coming paradigm shift in Sino-North Korean relations.
Two years before the invasion of Iraq, oil executives and foreign policy advisers told the Bush administration that the United States would remain "a prisoner of its energy dilemma" as long as Saddam Hussein was in power.
As long as the root causes of dissent still exist in the Niger delta, any lull in violence that the Nigerian government’s offer for an amnesty produces will likely be short lived.
The Obama administration is moving forward with plans to fund groups that support Iranian dissidents, records and interviews show, continuing a program that became controversial when it was expanded by President Bush.
It appears that the U.S. military under the Obama administration has not given up on the Bush-era dream of an ‘enduring’ military presence in Iraq.