Regions / Europe & Central Asia
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.
We’ve now been at war with, or in, Iraq for almost 20 years, and intermittently at war in Afghanistan for 30 years.
Here’s a different security approach to fixing Afghanistan.
The new Europe needs a grand strategy. It should look to diplomacy.
Understanding the strength of the Taliban and its supporters could provide needed insight on how to overcome the Taliban using other tools than just the military.