This Is What It's Like to Watch the Arctic Die
There is no talk of international intrigue among people living and working in the Arctic, only dread of what a warming planet might mean.
Craig S. Smith
Views My Own
Why Is the West Ignoring the War in Ukraine?
The war is active and people are dying. Most people just don’t care about it for a cocktail of both bigoted and ignorant reasons.
An Expert Told Us How Trump Is Screwing Up the North Korea Situation
By refusing to negotiate and firing off angry tweets at both the regime and allies like South Korea, the 45th president seems to be flirting with disaster.
Why 2016 Is About to Be a Nightmare for Us All
Floods, mass shootings, and right-wing nationalism are all things we can look forward to in the next 12 months.
We Asked a Military Expert What Would Happen if Iran Had Nuclear Weapons
Would Iran be a temperamental loose cannon like North Korea? Would they immediately push the Big Red Button and blow up Tel Aviv? What is everyone so afraid of?
Israel, Politics, and the Curious Case of Tennis Pro Malek Jaziri
Tensions between Israel and various Arab nations are spilling over into the world of professional tennis and making for some dangerous situations.
With the Russian Ruble Collapsing, What's Putin's Next Move?
Economic sanctions and the falling price of oil seem to be crippling Russia's fragile economy, but is that actually a good thing for the West?
Peter Lawrence Kane
What We Learned About Geopolitics in 2014
Whenever the world goes to hell in a family-size hand basket, people act surprised that they keep getting surprised.
Stuart A. Reid