Regions / Europe & Central Asia
The countries of the former Warsaw Pact are not knuckling under to pressure from Russia. They're trying to avoid a new cold war.
Romanian educators perpetuate a vicious cycle of failure with Roma children.
Hypersonic weapons may sound less destructive than nuclear weapons, but they’re just another arms race.
Stalling by the U.S. and Russia on substantive disarmament and disregard for international rules and norms only encourage bad behavior by smaller states.
The business community hasn’t begun to see Roma as consumers because it’s too busy worrying about how an association with them would adversely affect its image.
As more European governments line up to recognize a Palestinian state, Israel (and the U.S.) look more isolated than ever.
Turkey’s head-in-the-sand policy towards the Islamic State leaves it open to charges of appeasement.
In Turkish President Erdogan’s apparently: He claims to fear an independent Kurdish state as much as the Islamic State.
East and West Germany were like a couple that had rushed into marriage with very little understanding of what it would be like to live together.
Preventing an asteroid from striking the earth by targeting it with a nuclear warhead is not only illegal, it provides another justification for the existence of nuclear weapons.