Domestic policies and institutions are structured with an eye to marketing the nation to foreign investors.
Diplomacy only succeeds when backed by a credible threat of force.
The Kurds are facing a complex of crises, each one inextricably intertwined with the others.
The comfort women issue arose with new force in recent years.
The country is believed to have billions of dollars’ worth of gold reserves.
China may likely be forced to accept a fiscal reality and wind back growth in its military.
Japan has one of the highest energy-security risk scores among the developed countries.
Under the so-called “moderate” President Hassan Rouhani “the overall situation has worsened.”
Iran also proved to be sufficiently transparent regarding its past military-related nuclear activities.
Last October Congress began exercising new oversight powers to track U.S. arms shipments to Saudi Arabia.