Amid preparations for the upcoming presidential elections in April, Afghanistan is being forced into a treacherous game of political roulette between the United States and Hamid Karzai.
Putin, regardless of what Angela Merkel may think, is not unhinged. He has pulled off two remarkable military successes.
As Russia ramps up the tension in Crimea it is time to ensure that the Red Army is not supplied with Australian yellowcake.
Abdullah cannot ignore - just seven weeks later - that the further delay in releasing the framework agreement could possibly lead to the total breakdown in negotiations between Israel and the PLO.
When the West looks at Vladimir Putin, it sees him through a conventional lens of 'political leader'. When Putin, looks at the West and at his own interests, he looks through the lens of a former KGB colonel.
The Chinese navy took a tour of disputed territories whilst Vietnam and Malaysia are awaiting upgrades to their navies.
Since 1992, China has on average plowed over 8.5 per cent of its annual GDP into infrastructure – far exceeding what any other region or country spends.
One can assume Russia has not been idle and has been working out an effective strategy in order to reduce the geopolitical costs of what is going on in this East European country for Moscow.
Kerry and the State Department will have a lot of explaining to do if his framework agreement fails to take these crucial PLO changes into account.
Al-Shabab will not stop in Mogadishu if they get the upper hand. Their eyes are on Nairobi, Addis Ababa, Djibouti, Kampala, and beyond.
Australia's refugee policy, specifically with regards Indonesia, can be summed up as calculatingly brazen or breathtakingly incompetent.
The Israeli authorities have blocked 70 patients from Gaza from entering Israel to receive medical treatment because their transfer documents were marked 'State of Palestine', officials told AFP on Wednesday