Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Whatever party ends up on top in the Spanish election, it will have to form a coalition, thus ending the reign of the two-party system that has dominated the country since Franco.
Despite everything, hawks are still pushing President Obama to send ground troops to Syria. He would be wise to reject their advice.
Washington is effectively subsidizing Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal — the fastest-growing in the world — even as the country drifts closer to China and Russia.
Powerful forces are maneuvering to torpedo any Syrian peace process that could leave room for Bashar al-Assad.
A few politicians and intellectuals decry "Islamofascists," but the real target of Islamophobia is the mainstream Islam of mosques, moderate imams, and your friendly Muslim neighbors.
Without concrete, enforceable emissions targets and transition financing, the Paris climate talks will only deepen our climate crisis.
The attack on a Russian bomber by Turkey may have been preplanned.
Thousands of government representatives from the 20 nations met recently to deepen neoliberalism and kick the can on climate change, and all we got was another viral cat video.
Other Western powers could learn from Germany’s policy of toleration.
The new left coalition government has pledged to loosen the grip of austerity on Portugal.