Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Even as we condemn the introduction of Russian troops in Crimea, we have to remember that the Cold War is over—and both sides must act that way.
Russia’s response to the Ukrainian crisis and the Olympic Games in Sochi are essentially rooted in the same impetus: Putin’s geopolitical ambitions.
Ukraine’s ultra-right-wing Svoboda party is no fringe organization.
Who else ― Elizabeth Warren?
News from Ukraine is moving so fast that if you don’t look closely, you’ll miss the untold story: a revolution for and by Ukrainian women.
Large pro-democracy demonstrations in Burkina Faso have largely escaped the Western media’s radar.
The very fact that Ukrainian protesters can oust their leader and plunge their country into political uncertainty testifies to the diminished influence of the major international players trying to control outcomes in Kiev.
Russia’s Olympic success and growth are meaningless if xenophobia continues to dominate its society.
Like the Pakistan military and ISI, Syrian President Assad may be aiding jihadists who operate on his own soil.
The author had a ringside seat to how the surge in Afghanistan only increased Ahmed Wali Karzai’s leverage, thus increasing U.S. need for his support.