Regions / Europe & Central Asia
The so-called "Muslim ban" has been compared to U.S. treatment of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust. It's actually even more draconian.
Despite Trump's tough talk, his crude and narrow vision of foreign policy has created huge opportunities for China and Russia.
What does it mean for international relations when the most powerful country in the world becomes a pariah state?
We need to build on the call for a new détente with Russia, even as we oppose Trump’s and Putin’s authoritarianism and domestic policies.
The UK Labor Party has revived an FDR-era aspiration of imposing a maximum wage on the highest earners, among other radical proposals to stem inequality.
For leftist critics of the EU, reform looks unlikely — but aligning with right-wing Euroskeptics looks worse. Maybe there's a third option.
Russia has had big plans for Donald Trump.
For all its shortcomings, Obama’s seemingly improvised Syria strategy has taken advantage of unexpected opportunities. This could be the latest.
This year's lowlights from world politics, the culture wars, and the military-industrial complex.
During the Cold War, the CIA did everything it’s accusing Russia of doing today — and more.