The Middle East is on fire, and Asia is immersed in a Game of Thrones. But deceptively quiet Europe may actually the seat of some of our biggest challenges abroad.
The private oncology practice is going extinct as hospitals absorb previously independent cancer doctors. The result is a treatment regime that is more expensive for the patient.
The Iranian nuclear deadline has come and gone without a deal. Talks are set to be extended for another seven months. It’s great news for Iran, less so for Western leaders unwilling to reconsider a failed policy.
The midterms may not be encouraging an opening of minds in the Administration.
Ukraine’s cash reserves are running very low, and one prominent economist cautions it not to waste that money on insolvent banks and gas bills in arrears to Moscow, no matter how much doing so will hurt.
A murky Chinese firm is behind the Nicaraguan Canal project, which breaks ground next month. The degree to which the PLA is involved in this project should keep U.S. strategists on their toes.