Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Not only Russia, but the United States could take a few cues from Mikhail Gorbachev’s approach to national security.
However counterproductive the Irish Fenian “Dynamite War” was, it was a reflection of the basic injustice of colonialism.
Mikhail Gorbachev exploded the Reagan administration’s little minds.
No corporations have been more aggressive in forging their own foreign policies than the big oil companies.
Ireland was a laboratory for every manner of colonial repression by the British. 100 years after the Easter Rebellion, it is once again — this time by banks.
For better or worse, the refugee crisis underscores that Turkey is part of Europe. Pretending otherwise could have disastrous consequences.
If unrest in the Middle East and mass migration ease, developed states might once again welcome workers from developing states.
For too long Moscow and Washington have tried to out-muscle each other by escalating the Syrian war. Now, for once, they've got a chance to escalate their efforts to end it.
With little discussion of foreign policy in the primary races, we’re left wondering whether diplomacy will continue to take a backseat to military action.
In a world awash with weak states, powerful weapons, and crumbling institutions, conflicts can easily continue for generations — and perhaps never end.