Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Britain justifies the existence of Trident, its submarine-based nuclear weapons system, by attempting to pose North Korea as a threat to the UK.
The French vote to recognize Palistine as a state came on the heels of similar moves by the U.K., Irish, and Spanish legislatures.
Pakistan is playing fast and loose with the precautions to nuclear war.
The Catholic church was the main vehicle for dissent in Poland before the emergence of Solidarity.
Instead of ranking countries by their "business friendliness," the World Bank should rank corporations according to their social responsibility.
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.