Regions / Europe & Central Asia
The Nonproliferation Treaty was supposed to lead to disarmament. Instead, it’s led to nuclear apartheid — and sooner or later, someone’s going set one off.
Donald Trump wants to be king of the geopolitical jungle.
The Trump administration betrayed the Kurds in Syria. But there is still time to turn things around.
Austere “shock therapy” after the Cold War only shocked the East into reaction. In the West, the corporate political center ultimately did the same.
When it comes to Ukraine, Trump has been manipulated as deftly as a mindless marionette. It’s going to cost him.
As Saudi Arabia slowly backpedals, we could see an end to the Yemen war, an easing of Iran’s isolation, and a reduced role for the U.S.
America's drone wars have gotten deadlier under Trump, but the Trump-first news cycle makes highlighting the human cost extremely difficult.
From the U.S. to the U.K. to Turkey, it is a hallmark of right-wing populists to make a preposterous policy and then be forced to retreat.
The far right's war on culture is capturing the hearts and minds of mass shooters and populist politicians.
A new study shows just how bad a nuclear war could get. We need a plan to eliminate this risk permanently.