Regions / Europe & Central Asia
"There is no success in the Balkans without reconnecting everything except politics."
Just because the cliche that Afghanistan is the graveyard of empires is repeated ad nauseam doesn't mean it's not true.
Extremist Islamist militants also sow confusion about the intentions of the Pakistani state and military.
Nothing is sadder than dying at the hands of those you're sworn to protect.
Just as it did in Afghanistan and Iraq, the CIA and U.S. military act on bad intel when designating targets for drone attacks.
A hole in the ground, stained in blood, where a family once lived peacefully--is this to be the calling card of America's counterterrorism campaign in Pakistan?
Sonja Biserko, an early critic of Slobodan Milosevic, remains resolute in her critique of Serbian nationalism.
A major change that has taken place in East-Central Europe in the last few years is the emergence of a new left.
The term "double tapping" fails to do justice to a military tactic that's arguably sociopathic.
Killing someone because they look like they're "up to no good" doesn't really pass legal muster.