The Geopolitics of Nuclear Weapons

The Geopolitics of Nuclear Weapons

by George Friedman, Xander Snyder, and Cheyenne Ligon April 18, 2017 Nuclear bombs have a strange quality: They are a type of weapon that countries spend enormous sums of money to develop but don’t actually intend to use. While chemical weapons have been frequently...
How Trump Really Plans to Destroy ISIS

How Trump Really Plans to Destroy ISIS

by Jack Kelly April 13, 2017 Across the Arab world, reports the London Telegraph, people have found a new hero.  They call him Abu Ivanka Al-Amriki. Israelis too are hailing him as their new hero.  They call him President Donald Trump.  Abu Ivanka Al-Amriki, you see,...
Trump Calls Putin’s Bluff

Trump Calls Putin’s Bluff

by Ralph Peters April 12, 2017 The biggest loser from last week’s cruise-missile strikes on a Syrian air base wasn’t “President” Bashar al-Assad. It was Vladimir Putin. The Syrian leader was punished, but Russia’s new czar was humiliated. Even with an hour’s warning...