To no one’s surprise
A new Gallup poll finds increasing global pessimism about economic recovery
Syrian violence indicates the war is far from over
As the battle for Aleppo enters its 11th day, residents express mixed reviews about the rebels. While the media focus has been on Aleppo, the presence of violent clashes throughout the country reflects the reality that the war is far from over.
How to breakup Al-Qaeda – A Brookings Plan
Daneil Byman of the Brookings Institution offers some ideas on how to break the bonds between Al-Qaeda and its affiliate organizations.