For those of us who have been following the unrest in Ukraine, the last couple of days have been quite hectic. Kiev is in turmoil, Lviv has proclaimed its de...
One of the very foundations of political science is the principle that geography determines destiny. In the same way that the British Isles determined the na...
Despite what most people think, terrorism is not really about mass murder, the primary goal of a terrorist attack is to strike fear and panic in the heart an...
Remember how optimistic the media was during the Arab Spring? For some reason people were expecting the new governments to endorse freedom, liberty and democ...
The Israeli Arab conflict is the result of interactions of superpowers in the early 20th century. British and French strategic interests in the Middle East w...
In the last couple of weeks the US government promised tough sanctions against Russia. President Barack Obama authorized the Treasury Department to prepare f...
Why does Russia support Al Assad? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lW0HP7Xd2rs For months now Russia has been the main defender of Al-Assad. The country has pu...
With all of the attention drawn to the Tsarnaev brothers and therefore Chechnya it's a good time to look at the history of the conflict in that region.
The Indian subcontinent, which includes not just India but also Pakistan and Bangladesh is one of the most ancient places on earth. In fact the Indus valley,...
The modern day Iranian sphere of influence is actually very similar to the process that happened two millenia ago, when the Persian Empire was founded. In th...
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