Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Yes, the far right performed well in Europe's elections. But wherever voters had a clear choice between economic democracy and right-wing xenophobia, they went left.
Nearly one-fifth of seats in the European Parliament will now be held by parties devoted to destroying it from within.
We are not passive objects of the surveillance state. We are active subjects of our own YouTube channels.
To those critical of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, compassion seems to be a liability in war.
Events appear to be moving toward a political solution to the East-West standoff over Ukraine. But as Clausewitz once noted: “Against stupidity, no amount of planning will prevail.”
Trading Taliban prisoners for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl may not have been ideal, but, as they say, the perfect is enemy of the good.
Like Big Tobacco, Big Energy targets the developing world for future profits.
The rationale that Islamist extremists offer for civilian casualties is nothing new.
In 2010, Hungary suffered a massive toxic sludge spill, from which it's still recovering.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a well-known Hindu nationalist. But on foreign policy, he seems more likely to show his pragmatic side.