Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Europe and the U.S. should back the beleaguered Turkish government because of the role a democratic Turkey can play in both stabilizing and liberalizing the Middle East.
To boost support for an attack on Iran, U.S. neoconservatives want Turkey on their side. But that means regime change in Ankara.
A pipeline connecting Iran, Pakistan, and India is upsetting U.S. plans to push Iran into a corner.
Hint: Its not religious extremists.
The unpopularity of the United States in Pakistan should force Washington to rethink its policies, argues columnist Zia Mian.
In a continuation of the discussion of Pakistan's negotiations with extremists within its borders, three experts take issue with each other.
By withdrawing from Iraq, the United States can learn from the mistakes the Soviet Union made in Afghanistan.
Politics is much like physics, columnist Conn Hallinan argues: for every reaction there is an equal and opposite reaction. And NATO is generating just such a reaction.
Two Czech peace activists went on a hunger strike to protest a proposed U.S. radar base in their country. Their message is spreading.
Pakistan is in danger of giving away too much to its local Taliban in the current talks.