Regions / Europe & Central Asia
With municipal elections on the horizon, Turks are likely to note that imprisoning the opposition hasn't exactly raised living standards.
It's unpopular at home and abroad, and regional politics don't favor it. But we should take neocons like Bolton at their word.
The staging of professional sports events is deeply political. It’s only when someone breaks character that we notice it.
Congress ended the Vietnam war, exposed horrific CIA and FBI abuses, and halted them. Where's that energy now?
The case for a second Brexit vote.
A small detachment of U.S. troops won't protect the Kurds from Turkish aggression, but putting conditions on arms transfers might.
Chinese investment may come with strings attached, but Africa deserves an alternative to U.S.-led neoliberalism and militarization.
To keep U.S. troops in Syria now implies a forever war, with no realistic ending imaginable, and no authorization from Congress.
A "Trumpified" USAID will now rate countries's suitability for aid based on criteria developed by a far-right think tank... that wants to end development aid.
Again, the success of right-wing parties reflects less the rise of the right than the collapse of the center.