Regions / Europe & Central Asia
If you were looking for a place where democratic socialism appears to be working, you’d be hard pressed to find a better example than Denmark.
A likely vote of no confidence in Portugal’s hard-right government will signify whether voters in the EU can still choose their own government.
Lobbying and renewed fear of Russia have softened up the U.S. for Northrop Grumman’s budgetary kill with its new bomber.
To reverse his fortune at the polls, Erdogan reignited Turkey’s war with the Kurds, stood silent while mobs attacked his opponents, and unilaterally altered the constitutional role of his office.
Pakistan is beginning to make concessions on nuclear weapons and redirect some of its national security from India to Islamist militants.
Amid rising violence and a dead-end peace process, could the Palestinian leader actually make good on his threat to pull out of the Oslo Accords?
A New York Times account is sympathetic to Seymour Hersh’s revisionist history about the raid in Abbottabad, Pakistan that killed Osama bin Laden.
Let's say the U.S. actually curbed its military adventurism, reeled in the Pentagon budget, and closed its global network of bases. Then what?
Meanwhile, the Obama administration is keeping troops in Afghanistan because there's "a risk of deterioration." Oh, the irony.
Economists from rich countries increasingly agree: Sustainable development and reducing inequality matter more than economic growth.