International law has typically forbidden one or the other, seeing their combination as volatile. Yet current American foreign policy rests on both at once.
The Islamic State presents the Middle East and America with an immense challenge. The possible solutions won't be easy to implement.
"In Israel, hawks have found a welcome abode; doves are an endangered species."
How things could go from bad to worse in Ukraine.
Both nations have different views about where the balance between liberty and security should be struck.
Tensions are rising; positions are hardening; the tension between “self-determination” and “territorial integrity” is coming into play. What happens now?
"Poland’s tragic history commands sympathy, but Americans should object strenuously to the offensive ambitions the alliance has lately embraced."
Resistance may be formidable, but ISIS’s recent victories on the battlefield make a change of policy a pressing necessity.
There is a profound gap in perceptions between Russia and the West.
Western ignorance is leaving Ukraine's problems—and paths to a solution—overlooked.
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