The Future of UN Peacekeeping in the Middle East

by Dennis Jett If it is one thing that the U.S. government does not like to pay for it is the cost of UN peacekeeping operations. The Trump administration could save American taxpayers about $170 million a year on peacekeeping… Continue Reading  

Is the CSTO Preparing for Peacekeeping in Syria?

by Joshua Kucera Russia’s post-Soviet security bloc, the Collective Security Treaty Organization, has held discussions with the United Nations about taking part in UN peacekeeping missions, an effort analysts said was likely made with Syria in mind. “We have agreed… Continue Reading  

A Radical Win-Win Solution for Syria

by Don Kraus The perspectives of Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S President Barack Obama on Syria are so different, you have to wonder if they are living on the same planet.

Can the Middle Eastern Humpty Dumpty Be Put Back Together Again?

by Graham E. Fuller As mayhem and anarchy spread like a contagion across the Middle East, can the Middle East, like Humpty Dumpty, be put back together again?