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.
Empowering the Kurds to export their own oil could slow their preparations for independence without compromising the fight against ISIL.
Without a new or revised AUMF, the US government will continue to use an outdated congressional authorization to justify new military operations in the Middle East.
The Peña Nieto administration needs to ditch the kingpin strategy and utilize the U.S. in a more instrumental capacity.
Paramilitarism in Mexico will not give rise to the same type of violence that Colombia experienced in the 1990s.
President Peña Nieto must co-opt vigilante groups in order to establish a network of rural law enforcement.
If Afghan farmers are to have a chance of escaping the Taliban-controlled informal economy, the U.S. and its NATO allies must incorporate them into a legitimate supply chain.