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North Korea, Russia, China, Iran and extremists are top five military threats facing U.S.

North Korea, Russia, China, Iran and extremists are top five military threats facing U.S.

North Korea, Russia, China, Iran and extremist organizations are the top five military threats facing the nation, the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency said here this morning. Marine Corps…

U.S.-North Korea tensions: slim chance of attack.

U.S.-North Korea tensions: slim chance of attack.

U.S. nuclear expert Siegfried Hecker, who has repeatedly visited North Korea’s nuclear facilities, said he doesn’t think North Korea currently has weapons systems for “enveloping fire” around Guam, as it…

Venezuela needs negotiation, not U.S. intervention.

Venezuela needs negotiation, not U.S. intervention.

Venezuela needs a negotiated solution that provides credible, constitutional guarantees that whichever side loses the next election will not be politically persecuted by a party that controls all three branches…

Interview with Dr. Kori Schake: Trump, Mattis and US Security Strategy in Asia.

Interview with Dr. Kori Schake: Trump, Mattis and US Security Strategy in Asia.

The Rebalance author Mercy Kuo regularly engages subject-matter experts, policy practitioners, and strategic thinkers across the globe for their diverse insights into the U.S. rebalance to Asia. This conversation with…

Where is al Qaeda in this map???

Where is al Qaeda in this map???

The following map of Syria was published by The Washington Post, last April 4th. It describes the current situation in terms of armed factions in dispute in Syria, and the…

In Mosul, President Obama’s military doctrine facing greatest test yet.

In Mosul, President Obama’s military doctrine facing greatest test yet.

WASHINGTON — As Iraqi forces launch their long-awaited campaign to retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State, President Obama’s doctrine of aiding other countries militarily rather than leading every…

Russia back in the USSR?

Russia back in the USSR?

It seems Mr. Snowden´s help is not enough. Russia is considering plans to restore military bases in Vietnam and Cuba that had served as pivots of Soviet global military power…

Historic: In UN, Uruguay´s Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa highlighted The Americas as a zone of peace.

Historic: In UN, Uruguay´s Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa highlighted The Americas as a zone of peace.

  January 26th , 2016.-  In a UN Security Council session described as  “historic”  by its participants, the 15-member organ presided this month by Uruguay, adopted unanimously last Monday ,…

Report shows Daesh formed online “help desks” to teach terrorists about secure comms.

Report shows Daesh formed online “help desks” to teach terrorists about secure comms.

Jihadists, including members and supporters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, have formed online ‘help desks’ to teach their comrades safe practice, and develop their own secure…

New statistical model predict violence and potential areas of conflict in Liberia.

New statistical model predict violence and potential areas of conflict in Liberia.

Computers have long been used to identify potential areas of conflict, but a new model being used in Liberia means that violence can now be predicted on a grassroots level.…

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