Analysis: Netanyahu's determination to vanquish Hamas, secure the release of hostages, and save his tarnished political legacy belies the real possibility that Israel is fighting an impossible war in Gaza.
Analysis: The scale of Hamas' attack caught the world by surprise, a culmination of the group's meticulous preparations and lost faith in advancing its goals through political means. But the gambit has plunged its survival into question.
Analysis: Azerbaijan's swift triumph over Artsakh is a major victory for Turkey's ambitions in the South Caucasus but poses strategic challenges for Russia and Iran, and moral dilemmas for Western powers.
Analysis: The death of the private military group's leader may leave Putin more secure, but in the Middle East and Africa, it leaves Russia's political influence and reputation in a state of uncertainty.