Regions / Europe & Central Asia
The soldiers who dumped copies of the Qur'an into an incinerator may as well have set fire to a religion.
Optimism about U.S. budget cuts to nukes was soon overtaken by tension over Iran's nuclear enrichment program and a fire on a Russian nuclear sub.
The United States may also be working to ensure Georgian President Saakashvili's re-election.
Russia's push to explore for oil in the Arctic is bad news.
Though failing to generate buzz, Angelina Jolie's film about Bosnia deserves to be widely viewed.
China's economic involvement has increased in Afghanistan. Will it be a stabilizing force as the United States withdraws?
The United States levels the moral playing field by blasting it to pieces.
A state whose national-security policy is founded on duplicity founders there.
The Project for Government Oversight has written a letter to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta reminding him that it's U.S. taxpayers who pay for nuclear weapons in Europe.
The trumpets of Scottish independence are sounding again in Scottish Parliament.