Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Imagine telling the family of a fallen soldier they died to ensure Saudi hegemony in the Gulf, an eternal Guantanamo, or the spread of terror groups and refugees.
Successive U.S. military interventions upended the very international system the U.S. once pledged to uphold. Now the world faces the twin challenges of ISIS and Trump.
The war on terror was supposed to be about making our country safer. As a Muslim American, I don’t feel safer at all.
These generals couldn't conquer Iraq or Afghanistan. But under Trump, they've conquered Washington.
Here and abroad, Trump's wealthy backers understand that his populist rhetoric is a masquerade.
When the neo-fascist National Front is more willing to condemn neo-Nazis than Trump, we have a problem.
Spain's Catalonia region votes for independence this fall. For some, it's a referendum on austerity policies that have crippled economies all over Europe.
From Barcelona to Charlottesville, there’s an obvious double standard in how Trump treats terrorism. But let’s be careful how we talk about it.
Trump applies the rules of his golf game to foreign policy.
Global uprisings against corruption can fuse middle-class concerns over the rule of law to a more radical critique of unequal political systems.