U.N. Report Details How North Korea Evades Sanctions
But a feud between Russia and the U.S. has kept the document from being published.
Russians Don’t Like the Kremlin’s Election Interference Either
In one gubernatorial race, a scandal might be a sign of Putin’s decline.
How Putin’s Syrian War Is Humbling Trump
The Kremlin is filling the vacuum created by the U.S. retreat from the Middle East—now, with a buffer zone in Idlib.
U.S. Air Force Seeks Largest Expansion Since Cold War
The increase reflects a shift in focus away from counterterrorism and toward possible conflict with China or Russia.
Turkey and the United States Should Work Together to Avert Disaster in Idlib
Despite their differences, Trump and Erodgan share an interest in avoiding a new humanitarian catastrophe in Syria.
Putin Wants God (or at Least the Church) on His Side
A contest over the future of Christianity in Ukraine goes to the heart of Moscow's ambitions.
Russia’s Military Intelligence Agency Isn’t Stupid
Don’t let the reporting on the suspected Skripal attackers fool you: Moscow got what it wanted.
Pompeo Eyes Fox News Reporter to Head Counterpropaganda Office
The troubled agency is charged with responding to Russian influence operations.
Russia Won’t Budge an Inch on Islands Japan Claims
Putin will never give ground on territorial issues, but Abe can still warm up relations.
How to Restart War in the Balkans
The Trump administration will regret looking for simple solutions to Eastern Europe's territorial disputes.
Putin Is Sneaking Up on Europe From the South
The Kremlin understands that the best way to undermine the West is through its soft underbelly—the Middle East.
Washington Warns of Sanctioning India Over Russian Missile System
The world’s two largest democracies have a burgeoning defense relationship. Moscow could play spoiler.
Egypt Loves China’s Deep Pockets
Cairo is an old hand at playing the East and West off each other—for its own profit.
The International Army Games Are Decadent and Depraved
What attending a tank biathlon outside of Moscow taught me about contemporary Russia.
Lawmakers Want Classified Documents on Trump’s Meeting with Putin
Top Democrats still worry the president is hiding commitments he gave the Russian leader.
The Silence of the Bears
The Russian public was quiet about Manafort and Cohen, but in the halls of power, debate about Trump’s usefulness rages.
Teen’s Detention in Russia Prompts Public Outcry
The young woman belonged to a political group whose members may have been entrapped by a police informant.
Space Force Is Trump’s Answer to New Russian and Chinese Weapons
But creating a new service branch is seen as a slap in the face to the Air Force.
How to Kill a Presidential Scandal
Republicans smothered the Iran-Contra affair. The same might happen with Trump and Russia.
Putin Is Building a Bosnian Paramilitary Force
With elections approaching in October, Russia has ramped up its support for Bosnia's Serb separatists.