Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Economic downturn in Europe has led to an upsurge in racism and xenophobia.
There's plenty to criticize in Turkey's conduct. But is it really an evil puppet master?
CIA drone operators conflicted over drone strikes.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, increasingly under attack by trade unions angered at his austerity proposals and a feckless economic program that has produced virtually no growth, now finds himself besieged on the Internet.
Pakistani constitution mandates persecution of the Ahmadi sect.
If the U.S. thinks the Russians are going to have a falling out with the Turks over the Iran sanctions, then delusion is the order of the day in Washington.
Kyrgyzstan has little in the way of wealth or natural resources, but it has what every real estate agent looks for: location, location, location.
Is NATO's Excellent Afghanistan Adventure a blessing in disguise?
Even if Faisal Shahzad wasn't directly connected to the Pakistani Taliban, argues columnist Conn Hallinan, his attempted bombing of Times Square is still a consequence of U.S. drone attacks in Pakistan.
Afghanistan is a landscape of "sink holes" into which our idea of governance has fallen.