From a campaign based on a rhetoric of reconciling America’s values and morals with its actions abroad comes the stark reality of an administration that, for the most part, greatly expanded the use of drones outside of war zones. Natalia Valencia highlights some of the issues surrounding President Obama’s rhetoric versus his pragmatic approach to counterterrorist policy, particularly its controversial drone program.
How did the Syrian ceasefire change relations between US and Russia? Sha Lalapet analyses the week-long Syrian ceasefire and the international implications that unfolded as a result.
Will the Iran Nuclear Deal make the world a safer place? Or is it a weak agreement with strong geopolitical backlash? Our Editors weigh in.