Regions / Europe & Central Asia
New reports show an escalation in civilian casualties from U.S. operations in Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia — and a pattern of U.S. denial about the scale of the problem.
The latest right-wing populist to emerge in the Netherlands is a very dangerous man.
At a time of declining faith in democracy, the institution of royalty is looking surprisingly resilient.
With Trump and Bolton at the helm, the international arms control regime is effectively dead. But could that spark a new movement for disarmament?
After 18 years of unchallenged power, the Turkish president finds himself in the middle of several domestic and foreign crises of his own making.
Bolton's broadsides against Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela hint at ambitions for much more dangerous geopolitical conflict — and nothing short of a new Cold War.
In the fight for the future of the Democratic Party, progressives must not let their critique of the status quo end at the nation’s borders.
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.