Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Some international NGOs promote universal norms and values while others advance the interests of governments. Is it possible to create space for one kind without the other?
According to a futurist, a nuclear-weapons accident would be “the most heavily-documented historical event yet.”
Like Singapore’s recently deceased Lee Kuan Yew and China’s Deng Xiaoping, Vladimir Putin is establishing a political succession that ensures continuity for his brand of authoritarianism.
Mounting Islamophobia in East-Central Europe can result from indigenous chauvinism and a misreading of history.
Natural resource scarcity poses a far broader challenge to prosperity and national security than traditional military threats.
Golden Dawn is deeply rooted in the political culture of Greece.
From Mexico to Kurdistan, women resistance fighters have blazed a trail for new gender relations in some of the world's most patriarchal societies.
As Germany squeezes Greece, it’s in denial about the skimpy reparations it paid Greece for World War II.
It turns out that that a large-scale conflict in the Asia-Pacific is much more difficult to imagine than China hawks like to pretend.
Washington is responsible for a plethora of global calamities. But Putin's Russia isn't offering an appealing alternative at all.