Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Hardliners in Washington want Pakistans leader to crack down on terrorists, but hardliners in Islamabad are deeply ambivalent. Whats a poor dictator to do?
Kosovo is on its way to becoming the latest piece of former Yugoslavia to achieve nationhood. But a bumpy road lies ahead.
The West often perceives Putins Russia as a one-man dictatorship, but analysts in Moscow point instead to a startling crisis of corporate management.
The new government in Turkmenistan has pledged to continue business as usual after next month's presidential election, a frightening prospect for human rights activists and anyone concerned about the fate of prisoners of conscience.
The U.S. gets one right? The administration opposes lifting the arms embargo on China.
Dada wasnt just strange art from the distant past. As Valery Oisteanu writes, Dada was an international anti-war art movement, and its legacy lives on today.
The war against the Taliban in Afghanistan was more popular than the war against Saddam Hussein. Should it have been?
Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bush administration, Iraq, Taliban, warlords, drug lords, opium, women's issues, civilian casualties, corruption
The Taliban is back. And the United States is largely to blame.