Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Alarmingly, the Trump administration is shredding arms control agreements and deploying “more usable” nuclear weapons.
Democratic candidates offer a wide range of foreign policy views. These won’t decide the election, but they could have a huge post-Trump impact.
Prospects for unification will have less to do with ancient hatreds than with health care, schools, housing, and jobs.
Americans were taught to associate “socialism” with dictatorship and “capitalism” with democracy. Are those days over?
Turkey has been bogged down in Syria for nearly a decade. Why is it gambling on Libya, too?
Brexit could see the UK eventually lose Scotland, Northern Ireland, and a great deal of its prosperity.
Donald Trump and Boris Johnson can claim victories in early 2020, but Brexit and impeachment may come back to haunt them and the far right later in the year.
Since the Cold War, the U.S. and Russia have experienced unexpected reversals in fortune. Are we next in line for post-imperial decline?
In the climate talks to come, we need more youth, indigenous, and civil society groups — and fewer oil companies.
Rich countries embraced trade multilateralism when it suited them, and now they’re abandoning it. That may not be such a bad thing.