Feb 10, 2015

Obama's Middle East fantasy

by Eli Lake

For all of the problems posed by significant U.S. ground forces in the Middle East, it is the only option right now if President Barack Obama wishes to stop the advance of the Islamic State group without aiding the advance of the Islamic Republic ...

How the West's policies are losing Ukraine

Feb 6, 2015

How the West's policies are losing Ukraine

by Leonid Bershidsky

Ukrainians fighting against eastern separatists and Russian forces are bitter about all the supportive Western rhetoric not materializing into weapons and reinforcements. The long-game strategies of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Barack Obama could yet give rise to an anti-Western backlash.

New phase in India-U.S. ties

Jan 30, 2015

New phase in India-U.S. ties

by Harsh V. Pant

What India's prime minister and a lame-duck U.S. president have just accomplished again underscores how well Narendra Modi understands the workings of modern-day diplomacy and how far ahead he is of his political critics.

Jan 27, 2015

Obama unleashed

U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union address was a campaign speech, one intended to define and frame the stakes in the 2016 presidential election.