Periods of relative peace have almost always been the product of hegemony -- which is currently on the wane in geopolitics.
China needs a buffer zone it can control in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula, but it has no special attachment to the current regime in Pyongyang.
A well-conceived security plan could mean the difference between life and death.
Twenty-first century geopolitics demand people with a 19th century sense of the world.
Pyongyang has mastered the art of appearing unhinged in order to manipulate other powers.
Many factors have led to a degree of radicalism among European Muslims that poses a challenge for European authorities.
Libya's relatively short history as a strong state is likely over.
We have lived in the post-Cold War world since 1991. We are now entering a new period.