Understanding the politics of Iran’s technological development should serve as a check on the unwarranted paranoia that Iran’s scientific achievements have generated in the West.
Some cheer the “Responsibility to Protect” as a breakthrough in international relations, but the dangers of another western intervention in a Muslim Arab country show the near impossibility of peace keeping in times of war.
NATO is proposing to adopt missile defense as a new mission even though it doesn’t work, costs lots of money, and angers Russia.
Congress considers revising U.S. policy towards Cuba.
Pyongyang is on the verge of conducting another nuclear test. Washington should consider a bigger stick and a bigger carrot.
A decade after India and Pakistan exploded their nuclear devices, the cloud that still hangs over South Asia is growing darker.