Regions / Europe & Central Asia
“Women’s liberation” made little if any impact in the latter days of the Communist era.
The recent round of sanctions aimed at Moscow could backfire on Washington by accelerating a move away from the dollar as the world’s reserve currency.
The United States mounts attacks on Pakistani soil — and the Pakistani military actually invades Afghanistan.
Hungarians take pride in the often hermetic nature of their culture, but can be prone to slighting outside influences.
It's been a year since the Egyptian military committed the worst massacre in modern Egypt's history. Why does the U.S. continue to fund it?
U.S. civil society is more critical of Israeli actions in Palestine than ever. When will the U.S. government catch up?
Romanian poet George Bacovia observed that Romania is a sad country, but one full of humor.
TV pundits and analysts could use a reality check when it comes to Obama's use of military force.
The case parallels the sarin attack in Syria a year ago.
Russia's energy-heavy economy could suffer from Bulgaria's decision to stop construction of the South Stream pipeline.