The group's priority is preparing for fallout from the Syrian crisis, not provoking Israel into war.
The debate over whether Washington should intervene continues.
Mutual economic and energy interests have led Japan and Russia to put aside a long-standing dispute.
As soft targets, railways will continue to attract militant attacks.
Talks between Bogota and the country's second-largest left-wing rebel group could be on the way.
A new Euroskeptical party has prompted debate about the euro.
Public discussion of two officials who died under Party discipline may be a sign of a bolder anti-corruption drive.
This map shows the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups and Amphibious Ready Groups.