Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu’s “urban renewal” ripped the heart out of Bucharest .
A mysterious plane crash, Russian meddling in Ukraine, and new saber-rattling from NATO are rapidly stoking a new Cold War in Europe.
As Scotland considers an amicable split from the UK, messy divorce proceedings in Ukraine are convincing another unhappy family—NATO—to stick together.
Washington sabotaged its own "war on terror" by destabilizing the Middle East even as it coddled the U.S. allies who were actually sponsoring terrorism.
Did the CIA accept information obtained from a journalist tortured to death?
“Women’s liberation” made little if any impact in the latter days of the Communist era.
The recent round of sanctions aimed at Moscow could backfire on Washington by accelerating a move away from the dollar as the world’s reserve currency.
The United States mounts attacks on Pakistani soil — and the Pakistani military actually invades Afghanistan.
Hungarians take pride in the often hermetic nature of their culture, but can be prone to slighting outside influences.
It's been a year since the Egyptian military committed the worst massacre in modern Egypt's history. Why does the U.S. continue to fund it?