The threats to Israel’s existence as a democratic Jewish state have multiplied. They could weaken or undermine a pillar of Israeli national security – unquestioned U.S. support.
An unproven concept except for the surveillance aspect.
Turkey, Israel and Syria have been playing a complex tightrope act balancing their international ties and commitments, while keeping a wary eye on Russia’s imperialistic designs.
What kind of Russian occupation – as in Afghanistan? Iraq? Abkhazia? Chechnya? Imagining the day after a Russian conquest of Kyiv is not a pretty picture – also not for Vladimir Putin.
Why Middle Eastern and Northern African migrants see no future for themselves in their home countries.
Putin’s post-Soviet world remains a work in progress, but Africa already looms.
Former Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev may be the last barricade blocking a confrontation between Russia and Kazakstan.
Iranian support for Arab militias has long threatened Iran’s enemies. Now, the tide may be turning. The Iran-sponsored militias may be losing their usefulness for Iran.
The Chinese-dominated Pakistani port city of Gwadar — the crown jewel of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) — increasingly looks like a powder keg that has exploded.