If Crimea Matters, Russia Should Support Kashmir
Opinion

If Crimea Matters, Russia Should Support Kashmir

There are striking structural similarities between Kashmir and Crimea that should make Russian decision makers think twice before endorsing the unilateral actions of their decades-long Indian partners if they want to remain politically consistent. Kashmir and Crimea share many structural similarities that most observers might have missed upon first glance or if they were earlier…

What Will Happen to Libya?
Opinion

What Will Happen to Libya?

There are at least six “hot spots” on the political map today: Syria, Ukraine, Libya, Sudan, Iraq and Afghanistan. There are so many conflicts, but until something really loud happens there, we begin to forget about these crisis territories. Libya. No entry for foreigners We recalled Libya for the last time in April, when Field…

Trump’s Firearm and Immigration Reform Proposal Is a Risky Political Gamble
Opinion

Trump’s Firearm and Immigration Reform Proposal Is a Risky Political Gamble

Trump’s trying to portray himself as the Uniter-in-Chief following two devastating terrorist attacks over the weekend, but his proposal to marry firearm and immigration reforms into a single bill is a risky political gamble, though one that might ultimately pay off if the American people support him. *** America is reeling after two devastating terrorist…