Regions / Europe & Central Asia
David Cameron defied political common sense when he scheduled the Brexit referendum. He also defied sound economic principles.
As ISIS loses territory, it returns to mass-casualty attacks against civilians. That's why military-first approaches to terrorism are doomed to failure.
Why are voters here and in the UK abandoning "reality-based" politics? Because the elites who proclaim them abandoned the voters.
By waving the centrist flag, politicians make activism seem extremist, radical, and unrealistic.
The 2016 vote may have been a disappointment to Spain's insurgent progressives. But they've proven they're here to stay.
This is not the most important election year of your life. The worst is yet to come...
Is there a way, beyond sanctions, of recouping costs for the refugee crisis from the Assad regime?
The Village Green Preservation Society prevails in the UK.
Far-right nationalists and neoliberal capitalists will survive the demise of institutions like the EU. What about the rest of us?
It’s tempting to use a harsh epithet like “terrorism” to describe the actions in Orlando. Perhaps “mass hate crime” would be more accurate.