Regions / Europe & Central Asia
The U.S. is trying to pressure Russia to put pressure on Syrian President Assad.
The Turkish F-4 that Syria shot down was testing Syria's radar.
At this point, President Assad is beginning to seem self-destructive.
And what is the relationship of transnational organized crime to state power?
Meanwhile, Azerbaijan bonds with Israel over their mutual regional isolation.
Is the Taliban have justified in denying Afghan children the polio vaccine?
It's the height of hypocrisy for the United States to criticize arms transfers to governments for use on innocent civilians.
The Spanish bailout is yet another witches brew of cutbacks, layoffs, and austerity.
The Indo-U.S. friendship is on the line.
Laura Carlsen examines the political and economic climate looming before the G20 summit in Mexico.