Regions / Europe & Central Asia
To Vaclav Havel, government wasn’t about a well-oiled economy or keeping the streets safe and clean, but whether the system allowed people to live with integrity.
Every democracy in the world has an elected legislature. Why not the United Nations?
Those of a certain age had the best chance of participating in shaping the post-revolutionary environment in East-Central Europe.
Meanwhile, some in Finland sympathize with Russia.
Pakistan has become more serious about stamping out violent Islamist extremism on its own soil and is moderating its relations with Indian.
The only true way to win a nuclear war is not to fight it.
It was one thing to dream about taking back Poland, another to repair an economy ruined during the Communists’ reign.
After the United States has been in Afghanistan for 14 years, 91,000 Afghans have been killed and 26,000 wounded.
Greece's left-wing government stood up to their creditors, only to be politically executed. Is the far right set to pick up the mantle?
Under the guise of fighting ISIS, Turkey's president is re-igniting a bloody war with the Kurds for his own political purposes.