Pretty much everything in Syria has gone Moscow's way. Events on the horizon, though, suggest that won't always be the case.
By Omar Lamrani
Moscow and Ankara are most pleased by their new deal on northern Syria; the rest of the area's actors aren't.
Putin's acknowledgment of Russian involvement in the strategic Chinese project highlights how mutual concerns over U.S. actions have tightened their ties.
Moscow would couple any new deployments of its intermediate-range missiles with rhetoric blaming the United States for the treaty's collapse and subsequent weapons buildups.
Stratfor Chief Security Officer Fred Burton sits down with "Six Days of the Condor" author James Grady to discuss what makes today's world infinitely more vexing when it comes to security, geopolitics and diplomacy compared with the days of the Cold War.
Recent deadly accidents notwithstanding, Moscow's development of new weapons will force Washington to redouble its own efforts on defense.
As the U.S. formally withdraws from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, Stratfor looks back at the deal's collapse -- and ahead to the future of the arms race.
Fred Burton speaks with Mark Greaney and Ripley Rawlings about their smart, new thriller -- Red Metal.
The ongoing peace process has yielded a recent thaw in U.S.-Pakistani relations. But without an active conflict in Afghanistan, there will be little keeping Washington from turning toward more pressing issues in the region -- namely, stemming China's rise.