Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Because it had already been experimenting with a mixed economy, Hungary’s transition to capitalism was less painful than other East-Central Europe communist states.
An interview with Russ Bellant, author of “Old Nazis, the New Right, and the Republican Party.”
Political divisions in Ukraine are more accurately explained by historic preferences and influence of the local elites than by language.
Trade relations between India and Pakistan remain hostage to hostility between the two states.
Given the limits of its power and its own compromised relationship with international law, the U.S. isn't in a position to do much about Ukraine.
In a society in upheaval, just who are "the People"?
If costly drug war strategies in Afghanistan have been unsuccessful even with a strong U.S. military presence, they won’t stand a chance after the U.S. withdraws.
The more party members Stalin killed, the more he thought he had to kill.
Is Russia’s occupation of Crimea expansionism or a response to NATO squeezing its border?
The case of Sovietologists’ inability to foresee the end of the Soviet Union grows curiouser and curiouser.