Regions / Europe & Central Asia
This absorbing alternative history of postwar Germany by Paul Hockenos chronicles the speedy transformation of a rock-throwing Marxist into a powerful foreign minister.
Public diplomacy takes on new meaning as the German and Iranian Women's soccer teams take to the field.
The Obama administration should ditch Washington's policies of military support and arms exports to India and Pakistan.
If Europe doesn't extend a welcoming hand, Turkey will drift eastward and that's not good news for the United States.
The United States pushed NATO further eastward toward the borders of Russia while pouring money and armaments into Georgia, paving the way to the August war.
It used to be that prospective politicians chose law school as the first step in their career path. Future politicians may skip law school altogether and try out for the Saturday Night Live team instead.
The saga of how London's new mayor nixed his city's bizarre "oil for brooms" arrangement with Venezuela.
Columnist Conn Hallinan warns that conflicts in Iran and Georgia might soon be eclipsed by simmering tension elsewhere.
Russia didn't have to look back to ancient times to learn how to invade another country.
A sheep farm in the middle of a city? Only in Rome...