Regions / Europe & Central Asia
The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) challenges the illegal and ineffective U.S. policy of going to war against alleged chemical-weapons-possessing countries.
The Pentagon is increasingly turning to Italy as a launching pad for the wars of today and tomorrow alike.
While over four million moved from East Germany to West when the Berlin Wall fell, two million migrated in the other direction.
A mindless, voracious invasive species threatens to take over politics as surely as the maritime version took over the Black Sea.
There's still no credible evidence that the NSA's massive digital surveillance has disrupted any terrorist plots.
The destructive battle about Obamacare is not a symptom of democracy itself, but of the American brand.
If the AKP wants to truly strengthen Turkish democracy, it must stop seeing people who stand up quietly but defiantly as a threat to the country’s stability.
Angela Merkel's reelection in Germany means austerity reigns for now, but there is at least a silver lining.
Marko Hren has spent a lot of time thinking about the “what if” and believes that peace activists might have been able to prevent the slaughter that spread through the region in the 1990s.
To insist that violence is decreasing worldwide demonstrates extreme insensitivity to the victims of violence such as what Nairobi and Peshawar experienced this weekend.