Written by Victor Comras
There is an interesting new twist to the Security Council proscription against providing financial assets to or for the benefit of designated Al Qaeda and Taliban members. The European Court of Justice has just overturned a long held UK government practice of withholding payment of social security ...
Written by Peter Zeihan
In recent weeks, STRATFOR has explored how the U.S. government has been seeing its interests in the Middle East and South Asia shift. When it comes down to it, the United States is interested in stability at the highest level - a sort of cold equilibrium among the region's major players that ...
Written by Yoel Guzansky
On the basis of a memo written by the US Secretary of Defense, the New York Times reported recently that "the United States does not have an effective long-range policy for dealing with Iran's steady progress toward nuclear capability."
Written by Memri.org
Editorials in Pakistani Media on Nuclear Security Summit: 'It is Significant That None of the 47 Countries Represented... Raised Any Concern over Pakistan's Nukes'; 'Obama Has So Far Achieved None of His Nuclear Disarmament... Goals - And We Need to Ensure that His Only 'Success' Does Not Come at ...
Written by Zvi Magen
INSS Insight No. 174
Recent events in Russia - Islamic terrorist attacks on the one hand and the blunt message to Hamas demanding an end to the rocket fire on the other - are indicative of a Russian dilemma, reflected in its ambivalent policy on international terrorism.
Written by Dani Reshef
Recently, following the row with Israel over the Peace Process with the Palestinians, the influential New York Times claimed in several articles, in late 03/2010, as if the American General David Petraeus, the head of the American Central Command, which supervises the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, ...
Written by Scott Stewart and Ben West
On April 9, a woman armed with a pistol and with explosives strapped to her body approached a group of police officers in the northern Caucasus village of Ekazhevo, in the southern Russian republic of Ingushetia. The police officers were preparing to launch an operation to kill or capture militants ...
Written by Lauren Goodrich
The Kyrgyz revolution was quickand intense. Within 24 hours, protests that had been simmering for months spun into countrywide riots as the ...
Written by Tamar Malz-Ginzburg
INSS Insight No. 172
The new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), which the presidents of the United States and Russia signed a few days ago in a festive ceremony in the ancient castle in Prague, is a continuation of START I, signed between the United States and the former Soviet Union in July ...