Regions / Europe & Central Asia
After eight years, the Spanish court case against three U.S. soldiers responsible for the murder of cameraman Jose Couso continues in spite of heavy U.S. pressure. But could the testimony of a former Army eavesdropper provide the final push to conviction?
The C.I.A. may have obtained information on a key militant's whereabouts from the I.S.I.'s interrogation of Syed Saleem Shahzad.
Libya's Transitional Council and Italy are likely to become fast friends because of oil.
The U.S.-NATO presence in Afghanistan is becoming increasingly immaterial.
Stephen Cohen explores the conventional wisdom about Soviet and Russian history in his latest book.
The Taliban carried out a major attack on the United States at the same time that it's opening an unofficial embassy in Qatar to negotiate with the United States.
When the Cold War ended, many believed there would be a peace dividend, nuclear disarmament, and dismantling of the war machine with industrial conversion to peaceful technology. Instead, we've witnessed the aggressive expansion of NATO, to include the former Soviet Republics, right up to the Russian border, which should be a wake-up call to many living in the American Empire.
In war-time, casting aside concern for the fate of your soul when killing is the ultimate sacrifice for your country.
36,000 Pakistanis have died violent deaths since 2003. Russ Wellen at the Foreign Policy in Focus blog Focal Points.
"Child abuse and war should almost always be mentioned in the same sentence."