Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Pakistan has been a key U.S. ally on counter-terrorism. But it looks like Musharaff may no longer be our man in Pakistan.
Is it time to retire the Great Game to the pages of history and literature and bring the troops home?
France grows less welcoming to former colonial subjects.
Conference in London shapes Afghanistan's future through crafting of new compact.
Assessing the Dayton Peace Accord a decade later.
Afghanistan's trajectory after the parliamentary elections.
Shrinking oil supplies are heightening U.S. interest in making energy investments in the newly independent republics of the Caspian Sea basin, but for now that's ill-advised.
The breakup of the Soviet Union brought great hopes that the successor states would embark on a path toward building free market democracies.
Massive injections of U.S. and Soviet arms have kept the war raging between northern and southern Sudan for nearly a half-century.
The devastating terrorist attack that struck the U.S. on September 11, 2001, shattered New Yorks massive World Trade Center, a piece of the Pentagon, thousands of innocent lives, and the illusion that sophisticated technology and powerful weapons could keep America safe.