Paris: Islamic State's strategy

Nov 16, 2015

Paris: Islamic State's strategy

Putting foreign ground troops into Syria would only make matters worse, so the least bad option for all countries concerned is to ride Islamic State's terrorist campaign out.

Oct 6, 2015

Is a Sino-U.S. war inevitable?

Out of the past 16 cases when one major power was gaining in power and its rival feared relegation to the second rank, 12 ended in war. Will China and the U.S. suffer the same fate?

Sep 27, 2015

Is peace coming to Ukraine?

Vladimir Putin has achieved his aim in Ukraine, and both Petro Poroshenko and his Western supporters have tacitly accepted that freezing the current situation is the least bad outcome.