There are again reports of Chinese frustration with the Kim regime in North Korea, but change is unlikely to happen in the DPRK until Beijing is ready to let it happen.
A little round of Qs and As on US-Cuban policy.
Rand Paul is one of the few Republicans who seems to be evaluating the new policy toward Cuba through something other than an outdated Cold War perspective.
The resumption of diplomatic relations between U.S. and Cuba, and expansion of some commercial trade ties, is historic but it’s only the first step toward the goal of ending an outdated embargo.
An American freed from captivity, and potentially huge changes in America’s diplomatic and trade relationship with Cuba.
For a year that started out with regaining long-lost territory in Ukraine, 2014 is not ending so well for Vladimir Putin’s Russia.
Russia’s own government is projecting that its economy will slip into recession next year. How that will impact Putin’s current belligerence remains to be seen.
The numbers on the Ebola outbreak are bad, but they aren’t as bad as had been feared.
Our supposed Syrian allies seem to have a different idea of who the enemy in Syria actually is.
The idea that the U.S. does not negotiate with terrorists is simply not historically accurate, so should we be reconsidering the policy of not negotiating with ISIS for the release of Western hostages?
Vladimir Putin’s latest actions seems to have exhausted Germany’s patience.
The latest ISIS video is horrible and barbaric but we should not take the bait they are offering before considering the consequences of our actions going forward.
Good news for two released Americans, but no clue what’s motivating North Korea’s latest actions.
The Supreme Court will decide if Congress can override American foreign policy when it comes to declaring who has dominion over Jerusalem.
Quietly, oil prices have been falling for months now. That’s potentially a very big deal.
We’ve handed off operations in Helmand Province to the Afghanistan army.