Regions / Europe & Central Asia
It’s tempting to use a harsh epithet like “terrorism” to describe the actions in Orlando. Perhaps “mass hate crime” would be more accurate.
A new progressive coalition seeks to end Spain’s punishing austerity regime and confront the country’s staggering unemployment.
Pakistan cracks down on its militants to control, not extinguish, their movements.
The new model of charismatic, bold, and politically incorrect leader treats democracy like a toy.
If Donald Trump wins and pulls the U.S. out of its climate change commitments, some countries wonder, why should they keep their own?
Obama’s approach to nukes will be his most significant legacy — as well as his most salient failure.
The U.S. conducts drone strikes worldwide with relative impunity. But when the first strike hits the United States, the real blowback will begin.
In effect, the nuclear ban treaty will put a curse on nuclear weapons.
Can the EU still unite a continent shattered by world wars, or is it little more than a vehicle for austerity capitalism?
From the comfortable alt-rock of PJ Harvey to the hypnotic antagonism of Anohni, new protest music offers a relief from the official rhythms of war and peace.