Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan Rise by 22 Percent in 2014
February 19, 2015
Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan Rise by 22 Percent in 2014
More face to face combat is behind a steep rise in conflict-related deaths and injuries among Afghan civilians in 2014.
Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan Rise by 22 Percent in 2014
Terrorist's Laptop Fuels Night Raids in Afghanistan
February 13, 2015
Terrorist's Laptop Fuels Night Raids in Afghanistan
The data retrieved from a mysterious laptop is responsible for a spike in Afghan and U.S. attacks on the Taliban.
Terrorist's Laptop Fuels Night Raids in Afghanistan
Are We Prepared for 'Hybrid Warfare'?
February 13, 2015
Are We Prepared for 'Hybrid Warfare'?
From Russia in Ukraine to China in the East China Sea, it is worth assessing how the world may respond.
Are We Prepared for 'Hybrid Warfare'?
White House to Reconsider Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan
February 12, 2015
White House to Reconsider Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan
A White House meeting today will determine whether more troops will stay in the country in 2015.
White House to Reconsider Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan
The White House Releases a New National Security Strategy
February 07, 2015
The White House Releases a New National Security Strategy
The new document is meant to explain the purpose and promise of American power in the years ahead.
The White House Releases a New National Security Strategy
US Military Reverses Decision to Classify Data on Afghan Forces
February 04, 2015
US Military Reverses Decision to Classify Data on Afghan Forces
The US military has performed another U-turn on releasing data on the Afghan National Security Forces.
US Military Reverses Decision to Classify Data on Afghan Forces
President Putin of Ukraine?
January 29, 2015
President Putin of Ukraine?
Is it only a question of time before Russia will annex parts of Ukraine?
President Putin of Ukraine?
What To Do About – Or With – Russia?
January 09, 2015
What To Do About – Or With – Russia?
Each of the options has its own problems.
What To Do About – Or With – Russia?
Afghanistan Hit by Coordinated Multiple Bombings
November 11, 2014
Afghanistan Hit by Coordinated Multiple Bombings
A series of coordinated bombings suggests the Taliban is ramping up its attacks ahead of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Afghanistan Hit by Coordinated Multiple Bombings
U.S. Should Not Neglect Europe in China Policy
October 25, 2014
U.S. Should Not Neglect Europe in China Policy
Europe still has an important role to play in Washington's policy for East Asia.
U.S. Should Not Neglect Europe in China Policy
Russia and Iran Lock NATO Out of Caspian Sea
October 01, 2014
Russia and Iran Lock NATO Out of Caspian Sea
A summit earlier this week achieves consensus on the inadmissibility of a foreign military presence in the sea.
Russia and Iran Lock NATO Out of Caspian Sea
So, When Can We Expect a US-Afghanistan Security Agreement?
September 25, 2014
So, When Can We Expect a US-Afghanistan Security Agreement?
After a year of delay, the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) will finally be signed.
So, When Can We Expect a US-Afghanistan Security Agreement?
A Clausewitzian View of NATO
September 10, 2014
A Clausewitzian View of NATO
Allies won't help defend nations that refuse to defend themselves.
A Clausewitzian View of NATO
China May Lose Turkish Missile Defense Contract
September 09, 2014
China May Lose Turkish Missile Defense Contract
President Tayyip Erdogan indicated that Turkey was discussing alternate bids for its missile defense system.
China May Lose Turkish Missile Defense Contract
Putin Sends Mixed Messages to US and Japan
August 13, 2014
Putin Sends Mixed Messages to US and Japan
Moscow is drawing a line in the sand in Ukraine, while putting negotiations with Tokyo on ice.
Putin Sends Mixed Messages to US and Japan
US Major General Killed in Green-on-Blue Attack in Afghanistan
August 06, 2014
US Major General Killed in Green-on-Blue Attack in Afghanistan
The incident is the latest green-on-blue attack in Afghanistan.
US Major General Killed in Green-on-Blue Attack in Afghanistan
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