Tbilisi finds itself balancing its growing relationship with Russia and its extant relationship with NATO.
A once-unthinkable visit to the White House by Myanmar's president shows that Washington is serious about finding partners in Southeast Asia.
The intervention degraded the militants' abilities but did not eliminate the broader jihadist threat in the region.
Increased militant activity on the peninsula threatens Cairo's credibility, Hamas' rule in Gaza and Israel's southern border.
The battle for Al-Qusayr is part of a larger effort to control the Homs governorate.
The country remains stable, but ethnic divisions within its political parties show signs of intensifying.
Despite significant political, bureaucratic and legal hurdles, Brazil has managed to overhaul its oil and gas sector.
This is an internal Stratfor document listing significant meetings and events for the next week.
Massive oil and natural gas reserves located in the Arctic may become more accessible in the coming decades.
"You have American gangsters working with Mexican gangsters hand in glove there," said Scott Stewart, a lead analyst at US-based intelligence consultancy Stratfor.
"The new editor, who uses the nom de guerre Yahya Ibrahim, has worked with Khan since the first edition of the magazine," explains Scott Stewart, a former special agent with the US State Department and the vice president at Stratfor.
On today's "Reganomix," Stratfor Intelligence's Kamran Bokhari and Brookings Institute's Michael O'Hanlon discuss the Syrian conflict with Trish Regan on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart."