Regions / Europe & Central Asia
In 2009, Bulgarian pessimism was worse than that of Iraqis and Afghans.
Vladimir Putin's pledge to improve the Russian child welfare system parallels his intention to fill the void left by not renewing Nunn-Lugar.
The Roma continue to be marginalized in Bulgaria.
Russian officials seek to create the Dima Yakovlev List in retaliation to the Magnitsky list.
The price for using Dr. Shakil Afridi to gain access to the Abbottabad compound was the deaths of young women and citizens left unvaccinated.
Three scenarios for how the U.S. might manage its involvement in Afghanistan between now and 2014.
Gen. Petraeus allowed unprecedented access to conservative Washington think tankers.
Pakistan's perceived need for nuclear weapons may be vastly overstated.
Activist Sonja Licht took no pleasure in correctly predicting the tragedy of Yugoslavia.
The United States chose an inopportune time to lift restrictions on Russia and normalize trade relations.