Regions / Europe & Central Asia
As the United States approaches next year's deadline to begin troop withdrawals from Afghanistan, questions about the legitimacy of joint military-wonk policy campaigns are churning just beneath the surface.
Mark it on your calendar. It seems we've finally entered the Soviet era in America.
The human instinct of herd mentality can't serve as justification for the indiscriminate killing of civilians outside U.S. borders.
The prospect of mineral wealth in Afghanistan may be the worst thing that could happen to it.
Is Afghan mineral find a game-changer or just a wild card?
How Turkey is chasing China to become the next big thing.
Economic downturn in Europe has led to an upsurge in racism and xenophobia.
There's plenty to criticize in Turkey's conduct. But is it really an evil puppet master?
CIA drone operators conflicted over drone strikes.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, increasingly under attack by trade unions angered at his austerity proposals and a feckless economic program that has produced virtually no growth, now finds himself besieged on the Internet.