Ukraine Can't Prosper While It's Still Corrupt

Opinion | J. D. Gordon
Pro-Russian separatist stands guard in front of a building damaged during fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government forces near Donetsk Sergey Prokofiev International Airport, eastern Ukraine

A new Iron Curtain descends

Obama Rolls Dice With American Lives Over GITMO Releases

Opinion | J. D. Gordon
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Nearly one in three have returned to terrorism.

Why ISIS Isn't The Whole Picture

Opinion | J. D. Gordon
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The root is radical Islam, and our strategy must take that into account.

Is Ecuador Waging A Stealth War On America?

Opinion | J. D. Gordon
Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa AP Photo (Credit:Martin Mejia)

Correa is cozying up to Iran and targeting U.S.-based companies.

America Betrayed Over Bergdahl, Taliban Leaders POW Exchange

Opinion | J. D. Gordon
Undated image from video footage taken from a Taliban-affiliated website shows a man who says he the US soldier captured by the Taliban in late June

Whether he was a willing captive or not, the trade sets a dangerous precedent.

Listening To Europe's Voices On The Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Opinion | J. D. Gordon
Armed pro-Russian activists stand guard at the entrance of the seized regional government headquarters in Luhansk

Advice for Kiev and Washington, from Ukraine’s neighbors

What would a strong American president do about the Ukraine crisis?

Opinion | J. D. Gordon
A woman waves a Russian flag as armed servicemen wait near Russian military vehicles outside a Ukrainian border guard post in the Crimean town of Balaclava

A credible threat of force is the only way to deter the increasingly belligerent Vladimir Putin.

Top 5 reasons Iran nuclear accord is doomed to fail

Opinion | J. D. Gordon
Iran's President Hassan Rohani laughs as he speaks during an event hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations and the Asia Society in New York

There are no guarantees, no threats, and not even full inspections.