by Gopal Ratnam | Dec 4, 2014 | MonitorAsh Carter once wanted to bomb North Korea, but a look at the former history student’s record suggests he’d be far more cautious about Iran and the Islamic State if he took the helm at the Pentagon.
by Jamila Trindle | Dec 2, 2014 | MonitorKurdish political groups remain on the U.S. terrorist list, even as they’ve become crucial allies in the Islamic State fight.
by Keith Johnson | Dec 2, 2014 | MonitorThe South Stream pipeline becomes a casualty of the Ukraine crisis, and its demise shows the limits of Moscow’s energy bullying.
by Gopal Ratnam | Dec 2, 2014 | MonitorThe administration fired Chuck Hagel without having a replacement lined up, but Obama seems to have found the man he wants to run the Pentagon at a time of war abroad and infighting at home.
by Keith Johnson | Dec 1, 2014 | MonitorOil prices are at five-year lows thanks to OPEC’s hands-off attitude. But that alone probably won’t be enough to strangle the surge in U.S. oil production.