Regions / Europe & Central Asia
After handshakes and statements of good will, the two sides will return home, each with its own fish to fry elsewhere.
Pried loose by Congress, which passed the Nazi War Crimes Disclosure Act three years ago, a long-hidden trove of once-classified CIA documents confirms one of the worst-kept secrets of the cold war--the CIA's use of an extensive Nazi spy network to wage a
The upcoming meeting in Key West is part of a continuing attempt to settle the conflict between the two countries over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
It's hard for Americans, even progressive Americans, to imagine a future in which the U.S. is no longer the "indispensable country."
If there are any real effects on energy transport from the activities of the GUUAM group, then these will come through practical measures implemented in specific sectors.
A wise U.S. foreign policy would be one that is sensitive to Ukraineâs function as a bridge between Russia and the Western military alliance.
A dangerous blind spot in the incoming administrations view of Russian affairs is its inadequate understanding of the significance of the newly independent states.
Bush and his East-European ties
It is difficult to say what any new administrations policy will be by the end of the presidents term of office.
As in 1989, it was not the military prowess of the western alliance bringing freedom to an Eastern European country, but the power of nonviolent action by the subjugated peoples themselves.