Self-determination doesn't necessarily mean freedom. Can an independent Scotland achieve both?
Powerful lessons in personnel management from the former supreme allied commander of NATO.
Russia's aggression in Ukraine is making it easier for the bloated, aging alliance to pretend that it still matters.
Why you can’t just throw money at problems like the Islamic State and Ukraine.
Battered and besieged, Kiev's troops are just trying to survive to fight another day.
With crises brewing in Ukraine and the Middle East, the transatlantic alliance needs a shot of fresh energy.
It’s time for the Czech Republic and European allies to stand up.
There's only one way to stop Putin's ugly new doctrine of irregular intervention -- hit back even harder.
It’s time for NATO to get involved in Syria and Iraq, perhaps even putting limited Special Forces troops on the ground.
Environmentalists trying to block shale gas exploration across Europe are unknowingly helping Putin maintain his energy leverage over the continent.
Why Europeans can defend themselves, but won't until Washington makes them.
Anyone who says Russia is losing in Ukraine doesn’t understand how this game is played.
Why Finland and Sweden need to stop pretending they are neutral and join NATO already.
Meet the Oxford-educated Polish foreign minister fighting to get a wishy-washy continent to stand up to Russia.
Hagel in Beijing and a U.S.-China divide exposed; Fears of extremism and ethnic violence in Africa; Can you laugh at the military?; and a bit more.
Russia hasn't been "encircled" by the West -- Vladimir Putin simply wants to be able to invade his neighbors at will.