Foreign powers' actions in the Syrian conflict will have long-term consequences, particularly for Saudi Arabia.
The region constitutes the world's most fascinating geopolitical experiment.
The Tigantourine attack was not a totally unprecedented event despite claims to the contrary.
Geopolitics does not deny human agency but acknowledges constraints, loosely defined as fatalistic.
London could set an attractive precedent as it tries to disentangle itself from EU affairs.
Cartel-related violence will likely remain a significant threat in Mexico in 2013 and could increase.
The European debt crisis is troubling not just in an economic and political sense but in a moral sense as well.
The United States is quietly abandoning the role of global policeman.