Moscow's end game is to pull as many European countries as possible into the Russian sphere of influence and away from the West.
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The only way to counter the Islamic State group's threat to Europe is to stop it militarily and dry up its finances.
Donald Trump's foreign policy doctrine shows that as president he would alter America's global role in major way.
If the West doesn't do more to help Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin may conclude he won't pay a price for meddling even further.
The Obama administration has been working behind the scenes for months to forge a new working relationship with Russia, despite Russian President Vladimir Putin's showing little interest in repairing relations or halting his aggression in Ukraine.
While the world's attention focuses on North Korea's cyberwar with Sony Pictures, the Hermit Kingdom is rapidly increasing its stockpile of nuclear weapons material, with real little pushback from the U.S.
North Korea's 30-something dictator Kim Jong Un's over-the-top reaction to Sony's satire "The Interview" is rooted in his manifest insecurity about his grip on power and his need to maintain his cult of personality.
The massacre earlier this week at a school in Pakistan not only is likely to set off a new round of fighting between the country's army and the Taliban but also may push U.S. President Barack Obama to renew the counter-terrorism partnership with Pakistan ...