Regions / Europe & Central Asia
When British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn stated that, if prime minister, he would not launch nuclear weapons, the British chief of defense was predictably outraged.
Paris was a wake-up call for Westerners — a reminder that we usually have the luxury to ignore the costs of war, even as our governments inflict them on foreigners.
Ramping up bombing against the Islamic State would only add to the numbers of civilians killed by U.S. airstrikes in its territory.
Russia may seek serious vengeance on the Islamic State for the possible sabotage of Metrojet Flight 9268.
Even as governments set climate targets, they're working hard to expand the extractive global economy with measures that could deepen the climate crisis.
"Back in my youth, we imagined that lumbering dinosaurs like Russia and China and the European Union would endure regardless of the global convulsions taking place around them."
Burma's constitution awards a quarter of its parliament to the military. But that's not Aung San Suu Kyi's biggest problem by a long shot.
Thousands of Eritreans are marooned in this desolate corner of the Horn of Africa.
After the recent Ankara bombing, a reporter on the Turkish resistance becomes a member.
If you were looking for a place where democratic socialism appears to be working, you’d be hard pressed to find a better example than Denmark.