Regions / Ukraine
This year's lowlights from world politics, the culture wars, and the military-industrial complex.
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.
Marginalization of Crimea’s Tatars of Crimea is being ignored not only by the international media, but by many Muslim states.
A trade referendum in tiny Holland may influence the future of Ukraine, the trajectory of the EU, and whether armed conflict will return to Eastern Europe.
In a world awash with weak states, powerful weapons, and crumbling institutions, conflicts can easily continue for generations — and perhaps never end.
Hillary Clinton has run to the right of the Obama administration on every major foreign policy issue — and she’s left a trail of devastation in her wake.
We barely survived the Cold War with Russia — do we want to go through that again?
Clinton’s foreign policy is more polite than the "make the sands glow" atavism of the GOP. But in the end, it’s death and destruction in a different packaging.
For the refugees pouring into Europe, their journeys can be just as deadly as the war zones they're fleeing.
Many Russians and Americans would rather see their governments helping other countries than hurting them. That means facing some hard truths.