Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Despite President Obama's promises of a drawdown in Afghanistan, the United States is settling in for the long haul.
The latest attacks on journalists and news organizations by corrupt populists are contributing to a global rollback of fundamental rights.
The problems facing the Spanish left mirror the crisis engulfing Europe.
Is the United States on the verge of enshrining humanitarian intervention as a bedrock principle of foreign policy?
Has society let go of the belief that disparate communities can be brought together for a common goal without one absorbing the other or both tearing each other apart?
Fossil fuels provided a one-time-only quantum leap in growth. Coming up with a new economic model should be on everyone's bucket list.
The U.S. responded to a barbaric attack that killed 3,000 U.S. civilians with an ongoing barbaric air campaign of their own that's since produced “towers” of dead civilians in the Greater Middle East and Africa.
Problems with Turkey, Eastern Europe, and Donald Trump could tear the rickety alliance apart at the seams.
Shifting alignments in the aftermath of the failed coup could bring peace to Yemen and Syria—but only if regional leaders can agree on some rules.
Both phenomena are products of an idyllic restoration of a lost order, using regressive arcadias as a defense mechanism that can lead to radicalism and extremism.