Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Five bedrock delusions keep America mired in the Middle East, to everyone's detriment.
Democracy has become more about bureaucratic procedure and less about the people.
The developed world has pledged $9.5 billion to help fight climate change. But it's going to take hundreds of billions more.
Homelessness in Hungary no longer means exile or alienation as during the Soviet era, but no roof over one’s head.
2015 could yet see some significant developments—at least on issues where the White House and GOP are aligned.
In Poland, the market has replaced Solidarity as a symbol of civil society.
A former Syrian Kurdish MP is hunger striking in Washington for action in Kobane.
As the climate warms and the ice melts, the Arctic could become the next great theater of global cooperation—or a battlefield.
Few images from the last days of the Cold War are as enduring in the West as the fall of the Berlin Wall. But in Central and Eastern Europe, a more complex picture emerges.
Mass uprisings like the one that brought down the Soviet bloc are neither as rare — nor as spontaneous — as they first appear.