The targeted killing of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor in Pakistan by a U.S. drone strike, less than a year after he replaced Taliban founder Mullah Omar, has dominated commentaries in the English-language dailies of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Anyone interested in the complexity of foreign policy needs to read Breaking Faith by Graham Fuller. Good fiction has the power to reveal deeper "truths" about policy issues than analytical essays.
Ten years ago, Hamas took over Gaza and set up a parallel government rivaling that of the Palestinian Authority (PA) in the West Bank. Now Hamas has expressed willingness to turn over control of the territory to the PA.
Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of Donald Trump and a special advisor to the president on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, has come under scrutiny for leaked comments made to a group of congressional interns. According to various reports, Mr.
Mr. Cafiero is the CEO of Gulf State Analytics (@GulfStateAnalyt), a Washington, DC-based geopolitical-risk consultancy where Dr. Karasik (@Tkarasik) is a senior adviser.
The Qatar crisis has afforded Moscow opportunities to secure geopolitical gains in the Persian Gulf re
It has now been more than two weeks since Qatar was sanctioned by its neighbors, who have accused it of pursuing a destabilizing foreign policy. But despite brief food shortages, Qatar is in no imminent danger of economic or political collapse.