After a passionate, and at times contentious debate, Japan’s parliament, the Diet, has passed a law expanding the role of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces abroad.
Some European Union nations are beginning to impose border controls and checks in an effort to cope with the influx of immigrants from Syria, Iraq,
The last few months have not been kind to Bashar al-Assad. Setbacks on the battlefield are becoming a common occurrence. Government forces are falling back
The August schedule for Today’s Dirt did not work out the way I had hoped. On August 1st, the month looked like it was going
*Note: The author of this piece is Lee Kluck. As always, I am grateful to him for contributing his expertise and opinions to this