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The World in 2018, Pt. 3: Africa

  • Sam Mire
  • Dec 24, 2017 10:00AM

Could 2018 be the year that Africa finally gets its act together? Probably not, which makes it all the more interesting.

The World in 2018, Part 2: East Asia

  • Sam Mire
  • Dec 23, 2017 10:00AM

Eastern Asia will face the emergent showdown between Japan and China in 2018, but there is no doubt that the approach to North Korea trumps all.

Reminder: Puerto Ricans Still Living in Bureaucratic Hell

  • Sam Mire
  • Dec 20, 2017 10:00AM

It’s been confirmed: if there was ever a government mentally equipped to be thoroughly and utterly out of touch with its people’s needs, it’s Ricardo Rossello's.

U.S. Trains In Different Terrain As Scope Of ISIS Fight Shifts

  • Samuel Siskind
  • Dec 19, 2017 11:17AM

The U.S. military's recent joint exercises with the Philippines are a sign that the fight against ISIS is no longer solely focused in the Middle East. 

NK’s Celebrity Scientists Are Key To Its Nuclear Rise

  • Sam Mire
  • Dec 19, 2017 10:00AM

North Korea is smaller than Mississippi, but has a budding nuclear arsenal. Its celebrity-scientists help to explain this astounding phenomenon.

Attack On Pakistani Methodist Church Kills At Least 9

  • Samuel Siskind
  • Dec 18, 2017 11:03AM

The recent attack in Quetta will likely add to the pressure on the Pakistani military to conduct operations to root out Jihadi infrastructure in the country. 

U.S.-Bought Weapons in ISIS Hands Sparks Duel Theories

  • Wes Kohler
  • Dec 16, 2017 10:00AM

Is a third possibility of how American arms fell into ISIS’ control a plausible one?

Australian PM’s New Bill Could Jail Journalists & Whistleblowers

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 16, 2017 9:00AM

Changes to the Crimes Act of 1914 could see intelligence whistleblowers and even journalists facing up to 20 years in prison for “disclosing classified information” to foreign powers. 

Iran Policy Still Undecided As Congressional Deadline Passes

  • Samuel Siskind
  • Dec 15, 2017 12:12PM

President Trump has been consistently vocal about the Iran deal, but nothing has been done since his decision not to recertify Iran's compliance with the deal.  

Is Tillerson On The Same Page As The White House On N. Korea?

  • Samuel Siskind
  • Dec 14, 2017 11:30AM

Pyongyang should understand that the US is ready to play hardball. Conversely, North Korea may first need to see an outstretched hand from a country it perceives as ready to invade at any moment.  

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