The tiny emirate is a two-faced friend.
Trump may not have blown up the Iran nuclear deal just yet, but that doesn't mean he's going soft on Iran.
Trump shouldn't prematurely risk the opportunity to assemble an unprecedented coalition on efforts to bridge the Middle East's most enduring political divide.
Venezuela has become a rabidly anti-American failed state that appears to be incubating the convergence of narco-trafficking and jihadism in America’s own backyard.
Violent drug cartels and Islamic terror networks increasingly cooperate.
Whoever succeeds President Barack Obama will inherit a global security order in an advanced state of decay.
It may be the only way from keeping the president from making a damaging Middle East policy move before he leaves the White House.
John Hannah is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, focusing on U.S. strategy. During the presidency of George W. Bush, he served for eight years on the staff of Vice President Cheney, including as the vice president's national security advisor.