Sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania lies a tiny province of Russia that is often overlooked. Kaliningrad is a Russian exclave that has had increasing strategic importance ever since Poland and the Baltic States joined the European Union (EU) and North ...

For generations, animosity between the Jewish state in the Levant and the Muslim countries of the Arabian peninsula has lingered. Since the Arab-Israeli War in 1948, nuclear decimation between the former Soviet Union and the U.S. has been averted, Europe ...

In early August, the Trump Administration signed two executive orders related to American national security. The orders, which will go into effect 45 days from their signing, will effectively ban U.S. transactions with popular Chinese social media apps TikTok and ...

On June 16, reports of a deadly clash along the Sino-Indian border emerged. Conscious of  public backlash, both countries resorted to de-escalatory diplomatic measures to reduce hostilities. For the Indian public, however, the damage had already been done.  Cheap Chinese ...

It has been nearly 10 years since the conflict in Syria began. And yet, the situation has swiftly deteriorated, and a catastrophe is mounting. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his Russian and Iranian partners continue to mercilessly strike and bombard ...

Six years after gaining independence from the Soviet Union, Estonia launched its Tiger Leap project in 1997, immersing its society into a period of rapid economic development and digitalization. Today, 99 percent of public services are available as e-services. Almost ...

Since the beginning of the Ukraine conflict in 2014, an estimated 13,000 people have been killed, and millions more have been displaced. Five years ago, the Ukrainian government decided not to sign an association agreement with the EU in favor ...

  On June 12, 2018, when United States President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, resolution and reunification of the two Koreas seemed all the more achievable. While North Korea’s despotic government contrasts with the democratic regime ...

The usage of drones as a military tactic has been a long disputed topic, mostly due to the civilian killings and human rights violations they have caused in war. Despite their increased use, the existing legal framework surrounding drones still ...

On February 22, well-known realist scholar and R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago John Mearsheimer spoke at USC in a talk titled “Liberal Dreams & International Realities.” Glimpse correspondents had the rare ...