After the overthrow of Gaddafi, Libya was seen as an example of the best of the Arab Spring. Sandy Vingoe looks at the deterioration of this promising outcome.
To the east, Poland, the Baltics, and Romania face threats of hybrid conflict coming from a revanchist Russia. To the south, allies such as Italy and Greece prioritize maritime security across the Mediterranean.
The U.S. Military might have total air supremacy over the sky’s of Iraq and Syria, but can a bombing campaign alone defeat the Islamic state?
Trevor Schenk analyzes the rise of Shi’a militias fighting the Islamic State in Iraq, and why this could be detrimental to the long term goal of creating a stable Iraq.