The week of October the 16th saw the Biden administration gain what could be its first foreign policy victory since the debacle of the withdrawal from Afghanistan.
The images from Burkina Faso after the recent coup have been startling. After the ouster of the previous junta by another group of dissatisfied officers, two things stood out: First was the number of Russian flags being flown by those celebrating the ouster, and the other was the subsequent arson attacks on French interests.
There are times when confirmation hearings in the U.S. Senate are not spectacular but often provide insights into major national security challenges for the United States. Often major concerns have a prominent role. However, there are times when other crisis spots are omitted.
The winds of change have blown hard in several countries worldwide over the last couple of years, but rarely has a poor situation shifted into one of positive change.
On the 28th of April 2022, the UN Panel of Experts for South Sudan released its most recent report which documents events occurring in South Sudan. It does not paint a rosy picture at this time. One of the key findings is that the 2018 peace accord, which…