Archive for October, 2014

U.S.-Qatar Alliance Strains Coalition Against Islamic State

U.S.-Qatar Alliance Strains Coalition Against Islamic State

| October 10, 2014

Washington’s Allies Say Emirate’s Ties to Militant and Islamist Groups are a Problem

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Time to Kick Turkey Out of NATO?

Time to Kick Turkey Out of NATO?

| October 9, 2014

The mess in Syria only confirms an inconvenient truth: The Turks are no longer reliable allies.

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Leon Panetta: Obama Has ‘Lost His Way’

Leon Panetta: Obama Has ‘Lost His Way’

| October 6, 2014

Former CIA director Leon Panetta discusses the threat posed by Islamic State and offers a critical review of Obama’s performance as president.

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Lebanon: The Next Front Line in the Islamic State Onslaught

Lebanon: The Next Front Line in the Islamic State Onslaught

| October 5, 2014

Lebanon’s precarious state has worsened as ISIS beheads citizens and holds hostage Lebanese troops and police.

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China, Russia Flex Muscles in Increasing Number of Close Calls with U.S. Aircraft

China, Russia Flex Muscles in Increasing Number of Close Calls with U.S. Aircraft

| October 4, 2014

A spate of dangerous midair encounters between American, Chinese and Russian military aircraft in the Pacific is the result of increasingly assertive strategies by both U.S. adversaries to project power far beyond their borders.

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