Today's mercenary may not be ex-military traveling to a distant land to fight someone else's war, but a lone actor who can work remotely from a computer
In the slow demise of Boko Haram a new, larger scale security risk has emerged: militarised Fulani herdsmen
The long term US strategy in Syria remains unclear. Will the Trump administration withdraw from the region after the defeat of the Islamic State?
Doug Bandow speaks to Choe Kang il, Deputy Director General for North American Affairs at the Foreign Ministry in Pyongyang
As a recent arms fair in Kiev shows, in the face of Russian war games Ukraine is upping its military game
There is once again reason for optimism in Iraq - but Baghdad and Washington must make sure the next year is not wasted, argues Kenneth M. Pollack
Losing territory in Iraq and Syria, the group is turning to Libya - jeopardizing any remote prospects of peace in the country
Boko Haram is fractured, so why is Nigeria's military still unable to deliver the goods?
Missile tests have forced the hand of the South Korean leader - meaning a far tougher stance on the noisy northern neighbour
Now the allied forces take the fight to North Korea, but all is not as simple as it seems.