Dire Straits for Pakistan

With an intensifying battle with terror in the tribal regions, a severe winter made worse by an equally severe energy crisis, and a weakened government plagued by corruption and unwilling to embrace transparency, the public has had enough, Naveed Ahmad…

Putin calls for overhaul of existing army systems

(Itar-Tass) — Prime Minister Vladimir Putin called for an overhaul of existing army control, communication and reconnaissance systems. The experience of the latest local conflicts showed that up-to-date army control, communication and reconnaissance systems were “one of the critical factors…

African Conflicts and US Diplomacy – CSIS

The Place of Diplomacy is U.S. Africa Policy U.S. diplomacy in Africa is at a crossroads. New challenges and opportunities are emerging in Africa that require new approaches. At the same time, the United States is grappling with how best to coordinate…