Friday, October 18, 2019 - 08:12
SAM's Elias Yousif discusses how Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. troops in Syria has followed similar trends from past engagements in Afghanistan and Iraq. After years of costly warfare, America is again choosing to disengage with little thought or consideration to the consequences.
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 00:00
In this article on Newsweek, SAM Program & Research Associate Elias Yousif argues that U.S. President Trump has an opportunity to make the business deal of a lifetime. Ending the war in Yemen could not only stop colossal suffering but also be a proxy for peace between the U.S. and Iran.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 06:48
Russia’s 2014 interventions in Ukraine occurred because the international community did not punish it sufficiently for its military intervention in Georgia in 2008, Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said.
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 06:23
with the lack of an independent indigenous security apparatus, UN Peacekeepers represent a significant stabilizing force in the CAR that could be vital to the country's future.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 06:56
Iraq’s interior minister has resigned as the death toll for Saturday’s suicide bombing in Baghdad reached 250, making it the deadliest such attack since the United States invaded the country in 2003.
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 06:33
President Muhammadu Buhari abruptly cancels his trip to inaugurate a $1 billion clean-up initiative in the Niger Delta following two more oil well bombings perpetrated by the Niger Delta Avengers.
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 08:22
Georgia has launched a two-week military exercise with NATO allies led by the U.S. despite Russia’s warnings that they have been following the preparations and consider Georgia’s actions provocative.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 06:48
For years, piracy in African waters was almost exclusively associated with the Western Indian Ocean off Somalia’s eastern coast. But while the problem is still of grave concern in the Horn of Africa, another part of the continent has overtaken it as the most dangerous region in the world for seafarers—the Gulf of Guinea in West Africa, and in particular the waters south of Nigeria’s oil-producing Niger Delta region.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 06:31
Ukraine has gone through a lot in the past 30 months. Despite formidable challenges, it has made important progress, both in containing Russian-backed separatism in the Donbas and in beginning needed reforms. Ukrainians deserve credit for this. The United States and Europe should support Ukraine, whose success or failure will have major implications for the future of Europe and the European security order.
Monday, April 25, 2016 - 06:40
Kazakhstan’s general prosecutor has ruled out investigating allegations in the Panama Papers, including ones against the family of the president, Radio Free Europe reports.