Regions / Europe & Central Asia
What if world leaders, starting with the U.S., took seriously Pope Francis' call to treat global crises as moral issues?
If Europe and the United States would take a deep breath they would find that they could handle one million refugees.
In Portugal’s elections, Left parties garnered more than 50 percent of the vote and austerity took a major hit.
If the Taliban were allowed to assume command of the Afghan ship of state, it might ameliorate its harsh ways.
What purpose is served by continued U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan?
Even women who live in countries where abortion is legal often face obstacles to obtaining safe abortions — thanks, in part, to the United States.
The chain of events set into motion by the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq is reaching its logical conclusion — the disintegration of multi-ethnic states and a great expulsion of innocents.
By failing to implement economic reforms, Romania lagged behind the rest of East-Central Europe.
Despite risks to domestic politics and local administration, Germany is opening its gates to vast numbers of refugees.
When it comes to what should be a fundamental goal of foreign policy — world peace — the elites aren't even trying.