Issues / Democracy & Governance
Slovenia has achieved the most economic success among East-Central European states transitioning from communism, Bulgaria the least.
Tales of ostensibly noble efforts to avert catastrophic human suffering have sanitized the complicity of U.S. policy.
War with Iran could cost you your job.
The broad-based protests against Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan reflect deep-seated resentments over the Islamist leader's increasingly authoritarian governing style.
As is the case with most divorces, the "children" -- Czechs and Slovaks -- were not consulted.
Turks are feeling steamrollered by Prime Minister Erdogan's development projects.
For the first time in history, the $70-billion global arms trade will be regulated by international law.
With endless foreign aid, the US has undercut mechanisms of democratic accountability in Afghanistan and should not be surprised at the results.
A year ago, the European Court of Human Rights mandated that Slovenia pay compensation to the 25,000 people stripped of residency in the wake of the country's independence.
To beef up the U.S. military presence in Africa to provide security for oil and natural-gas sources, the U.S. needed to either amplify the terrorist threat to the region or fabricate one.