Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Leading Democrats treated Russia as Trump's worst crime, even sprinkling in some neo-Cold War rhetoric, while dismissing movements doing the real work of resistance.
He's failed to deliver his promised withdrawals from Afghanistan and Syria, vetoed an order to get out of Yemen, and expanded the U.S. bombing of Somalia, all while eyeing Iran.
Whistleblowers and protesters play a key role in ensuring accountability. But ultimately, democratic systems should be built to ensure institutional accountability.
A court ruling against colonial exploitation could threaten a strategic U.S. military base in the Indian Ocean. Indigenous advocates say it's about time.
Islamic extremism gets all the press, but Trump is just one of a growing number of Christian extremists in positions of political power.
With the hard right running left and the center-left abdicating, Euroskeptics could accelerate a continent-wide crisis.
The only true magic bullet in this case is the collective determination of all Americans who still believe in decency and democracy.
Campaigns challenging the country’s environmentally destructive, low-wage economic model are gaining ground, despite political insecurity.
Sixteen years after the Iraq War, the Army's official history of the war reads like a string of empty platitudes.
If nuclear war comes, it will happen because of a calculation or miscalculation by India or Pakistan.