Insurgents do rounds of key states to shore up support as new U.S. administration reviews Afghanistan Doha peace process.
U.S. and Russian leaders are both seasoned war horses and curiously have much in common that could eventually thaw frozen relations.
Real change in Gulf relations will require still unseen changes in Saudi and Emirati behaviors and policies.
Incoming National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan suggests shifts in China and Iran policies and more engagement with Russia.
Iran announces it will produce low-enriched uranium up to 20% while U.S. circles war planes in response to perceived threats.
India needs to have more clarity about the purpose of any force projection abroad.