Italy's failure to meet NATO spending targets won't just annoy the White House, but it is likely to leave holes in the Italian armed forces.
The crucial port of Hodeidah appears to be the next flashpoint in Yemen's ongoing civil war.
The Arctic Council has been a model of efficiency and cooperation up until now. But calls to increase the group's remit to include regional security can only be detrimental.
North Korea's belligerence in recent months cannot be ignored. The US needs to invest in its Asian allies' strategic capabilities, and fast.
ISIS has been in retreat in the Middle East following the liberation of Mosul and Raqqa. But these defeats will simply force ISIS into new territory and new tactics.
Algeria's military junta has announced the arrest of an ISIS cell reportedly planning to attack Algiers. But North African branches of ISIS will be harder to tackle in the long run.
Increasing levels of pressure from China is forcing the Vietnamese armed forces into a spending spree, and they’re not just buying from their traditional Russian partners.
With ISIS on the brink of defeat in Iraq and further operations against it amplifying in Syria, what will be the long term consequences of the US-Kurdish relationship in the region?
Cyber defense experts have seen their job as complementing conventional warfare for too long. They need to think bigger — much bigger. Cyber warfare covers every aspect of modern life.
Boko Haram is far from the only challenge facing the shrinking Lake Chad basin, with water stress, unemployment and demographic pressure playing a big part in the region’s woes. Yet, until insurgents reared their head, meaningful cooperation was virtually nonexistent.