Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Angela Merkel's reelection in Germany means austerity reigns for now, but there is at least a silver lining.
Marko Hren has spent a lot of time thinking about the “what if” and believes that peace activists might have been able to prevent the slaughter that spread through the region in the 1990s.
To insist that violence is decreasing worldwide demonstrates extreme insensitivity to the victims of violence such as what Nairobi and Peshawar experienced this weekend.
We did not need Russian President Vladimir Putin to remind us of the fiction that America’s commitment to values and social practices makes it exceptional in the community of nations.
Russia’s resistance to refer Syria to the ICC runs counter to President Putin’s current campaign to be seen as the good guy focused on diplomatic solutions.
The worst nationalist passions in Croatia, Bosnia, Kosovo, and Serbia have subsided.
Russian President Putin steps into the peace breach on Syria.
Third Generation East is an organization in Germany devoted to helping young people who are wrestling with the legacy of East Germany.
John Kerry may have just accidentally earned himself a Nobel Peace Prize.
President Obama seems torn between standing down and going ahead with a military strike.