And the stakes could not be any higher.
"The unprecedented decision to send a surveillance vessel while also participating in the RIMPAC exercises calls China’s proclaimed stance on international navigation rights into question."
An old threat is becoming even deadlier—and portable.
"In Israel, hawks have found a welcome abode; doves are an endangered species."
A thawing of relations with the West may well go far in uniting minority groups in the Middle East with the same strategic interest: opposition to Sunni rule.
"This would leave Iran with a legitimized nuclear program, including the potential to break out at will and produce a nuclear explosive device in short order."
"In short, Germany failed to consider the strategic risk its Ukraine policy presented for itself and its neighbors and allies."
The Ukraine crisis might not be Moscow's only worry these days.
Much of the group’s recent success can be credited to a leadership cadre that resembles a strong corporate board.
"Sixty-one years after the end of the Korean War, the ROK still refuses to defend itself."
"A deep dive into this question will not only shed light on China’s resolve, but also explore valuable lessons for how to cope with Beijing’s aggressiveness."
If Warren is the one we’ve been waiting for, we’ll have to keep waiting.
Nuclear Weapons: "they appear to be nearly useless in all configurations."
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