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Zachary Fillingham

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US drones: Sharif in a tight spot

US drone strikes have long been a sticking point in US-Pakistan relations. The Obama administration considers these drones key tool in the fight against terrorism.

November 06, 2013

Defiant North Korea puts China in a spot

For those in need of a refresher, here is the Cold War paradigm underpinning China-North Korean relations up until now. Historically speaking, a shared ideology has been at the core of their relationship.

April 13, 2013

No end in sight to Syrian stalemate

Opposition troops in Syria have largely come to be referred to as the Free Syria Army (FSA), but this title belies the fact that the anti-Assad side of the civil war equation is composed of several disparate groups, all with conflicting visions for a post-Assad Syria.

February 14, 2013