Issues / Democracy & Governance
Eastern Europe is caught between two implacable forces. Bulgaria, in particular, might find power in its pivotal position.
Intolerance and bigotry lie at the root of Islamophobia -- that and a thousand years of protracted conflict and bloodshed.
It's not just the minaret issue in Switzerland. Or the head scarf issue in France. Anti-Islamic sentiment is growing Europe-wide.
It is doubtful that current tensions between the two countries will lead to a long-term divorce.
Support for nuclear disarmament has spread to the heart of the Atlantic alliance and beyond.
The new Europe needs a grand strategy. It should look to diplomacy.
While Canada opens its doors to Olympians and the world, its own opposition parties are locked out of Parliament.
Peru's Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of former president Alberto Fujimori for crimes against humanity.
The Obama administration is UN-friendly. So why hasn't it made more of a push to bring the United States into compliance with international conventions?
A new report gives the impression that the opium trade is the main reason why the Taliban are gaining in strength, absolving the United States and NATO of their own responsibility in fomenting the insurgency.