Recent militant attacks in Lahore and Gujrat stand out after two years of relative calm in Pakistan's core.
The United States dominates the Greater Caribbean, but it cannot guarantee stability there.
China cannot assert its historical maritime claims while simultaneously pursuing a non-confrontational foreign policy.
Despite the political furor, the real result of Fast and Furious may be tactical changes in law enforcement's efforts to stop the flow of guns to Mexico.
It is realism and geopolitics, properly calculated, that have the best chance to guarantee peace.
This is a good time to consider the regional implications should Syria return to Sunni hands.
Several key factors distinguish successful protest movements from those that fail.
Cold turkey democracy coupled with regime collapse in Syria risks bloody anarchy.