International Relations

Militant Islamist fighters hold the flag of ISIS while taking part in a military parade along the streets of northern Raqqa province in this June 30, 2014 file photo.

Oil prices have collapsed, but oil-rich ISIS says it’s still in the black


News reports from Qatar say ISIS, which has control over oil fields in Iraq and Syria, will run a $250 million dollar surplus next year. So how is that possible with oil prices falling through the cellar?

Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has released a new book called World Order.

Henry Kissinger would not have supported the Iraq War if he’d known what he knows now

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NATO leaders meeting at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales, on Friday.

NATO sets up a ‘rapid reaction force’ to counter Russian aggression

Global Politics
Representatives from various African nations gather at the opening session at the AGOA Forum during the US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington August 4, 2014.

A summit of African leaders in Washington tries to move beyond ‘speed dating’

Global Politics