It was like a scene from a movie: truckloads of gunmen drive up to an upscale restaurant, interrupt a party, round up the men of the group, and lead them away at gunpoint. But what may have passed for just another kidnapping in...
As the Islamic State established a pseudo-state across Syria and Iraq, the United States was forced to reengage in the region, putting thousands of troops back into Iraq, launching a large-scale air campaign, and deploying...
Vladimir Putin is building a new National Guard, a significant move in Russia’s competitive security realm, and a strong indicator that times are hard in Russia and Putin needs to guarantee his position, both from the masses and...
Street gangs have turned El Salvador into one of the most violent countries in the world. With a murder rate so high, can the government act in the best interest of the population?
Putin maneuvered Russia into the chaos of the Middle East, calculating that small moves can provide large dividends for Russia and headaches for the United States.