Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Hamid Karzai is coming to Washington. It's time to take up his offer to negotiate an end to the war.
US policy towards India can no longer be reduced to narrowly defined regional issues, especially after a decade of sustained growth and the changes wrought by the Bush administration.
The Pentagon's slow response to civilian deaths and subsequent cover-ups points to a much deeper problem in U.S. involvement in Afghanistan.
On his first day in office, President Barack Obama promised that he would close the Bush-era prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, "as soon as practicable" and "no later than one year from the date of this order."
Eastern Europe is caught between two implacable forces. Bulgaria, in particular, might find power in its pivotal position.
This powerful collection of essays describes the citizen diplomacy and peace movements that have been taking root in India and Pakistan.
At an FPIF panel on Afghanistan at the recent Left Forum in New York, panelists agreed that there are no military solutions to the current situation but disagreed on whether U.S. troops should leave as soon as possible.
Intolerance and bigotry lie at the root of Islamophobia -- that and a thousand years of protracted conflict and bloodshed.
It's not just the minaret issue in Switzerland. Or the head scarf issue in France. Anti-Islamic sentiment is growing Europe-wide.
The checker-players of Washington are up against the chess-masters of Kabul, explains columnist Conn Hallinan.