Regions / Europe & Central Asia
With Assad's fighters vanished from northern Syria, Kurds fight jihadists for the future of Syrian Kurdistan.
So much for the “coalition of the willing.”
Turmoil in Iraq and Syria, along with political developments in Turkey, has created unprecedented opportunity for the Middle East's long-suffering Kurds.
Egypt is a study in contrasts with a fundamentally peaceful people ruled by a military junta.
Syria President Assad seems intent on doing everything he can to alienate his allies and make us sympathetic to his often brutal opposition.
India should respond to Pakistan’s mortar fire over the Line of Control with containment, not escalation.
What’s the point of retaliating to a nuclear attack that destroys your country?
The platform of Bulgaria’s mixes a left-wing critique of globalization with a frankly nationalist approach to minority policy.
File under Even Bigger Threats Than Thought: drones to civilians, Morsi to Egyptians.
Bulgaria’s “case of the 13 imams” is a test of the limits of religious freedom on the eastern edge of the European Union.