The ground operation is being held in check for now.
In a place like Lagos, some soft targets could also prove strategic targets.
In Moldova, Russia is a reality while the West is only a geopolitical concept.
Founders' rhetoric aside, avoiding foreign entanglements has never been a possibility for the United States.
The Islamic State's establishment of a caliphate is the latest example in a larger trend of bold endeavors by jihadist groups and risks the same potential downfalls of its predecessors.
Rewriting history to serve the needs of the present sets a dangerous precedent.
The region from Pakistan to the Mediterranean is seeing a general offensive that caught many off guard, not unlike how Tet did.
The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant's capabilities go beyond those of just a terrorist group.
Mexico could see more unrest if the different factions protesting the disappearance of 43 normalistas begin to effectively cooperate.
New regulations are having harmful consequences in the area least equipped to handle them.
A retrospective of Stratfor's years of studying the geopolitics of the United States and Iran.