As the Iraqi government employs largely Shiite militias to counter the Islamic State, it may only be a matter of time before full-scale civil war is reignited in Iraq.
The scene on the ground in Libya today is one that few intended when they first took up arms against the Gaddafi regime in 2011. What went wrong?
If NATO is past its prime, the Baltic states could find themselves out in the cold.
The Crimean annexation and Russian military intervention in eastern Ukraine fit into a pattern of aggressive Russian behavior along its periphery.