The appointment of Poland's prime minister, Donald Tusk, as EU chief is a strong indication of collective intent toward Russian aggression. But will the new Italian foreign policy boss undermine him?
On the frontlines of the new offensive in eastern Ukraine, the hardcore Azov Battalion is ready for battle with Russia. But they're not fighting for Europe, either.
Amid the shells and explosions, there’s little in the way of normal life left in Ukraine’s besieged eastern cities.
Out of the headlines but not out of action, the U.S. military is still engaged in long-forgotten interventions.
Putin's 'humanitarian' convoy is simply a pretext for the war the Kremlin's been planning for months.
Thousands of displaced eastern Ukrainians have headed to the western city of Lviv, where a spirit of generosity could give way to dangerous ethnic tensions.
How Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban transformed from a dissident compatriot of Vaclav Havel to a would-be Vladimir Putin.
Poland’s political forces are aligned against Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine. But its neighbors are more swayed by Moscow’s charms (and money).
It’s time for the Czech Republic and European allies to stand up.
There's only one way to stop Putin's ugly new doctrine of irregular intervention -- hit back even harder.
Russia’s president is nakedly invading Ukraine. Why won’t anybody say anything?
Moscow dreamed of transforming southeastern Ukraine into a client state. But the Kremlin's plans are fraying as Kiev pushes back.
A few thoughts on saving the Munchkins, defeating tyranny, and the politics of America's favorite fairytale.
The revolutionaries of the Maidan wanted to end crony capitalism. But it's back with a vengeance.
A new tribunal might prosecute some of Kosovo’s top leaders for gruesome crimes allegedly committed in the late 1990s, including organ trafficking and murder. But could it actually deliver justice?
The Red Cross has no idea what 280 Russian trucks making their way to the Ukrainian border are carrying. Is Putin's "humanitarian" mission a Trojan horse?
The years of easy growth are over. Turkey can only sustain its economic success by undertaking bold reforms. The second in our series of Lab Reports on Turkey.
Russians have gotten used to some fancy foods in recent years. But they're willing to sacrifice Parmesan for Putin's foreign policy.
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Russia's invasion of eastern Ukraine won't be an armored blitzkrieg. It's a slow, seditious drip -- and it's already underway.
With Russian troops massing on the Ukrainian border, the talk of war is getting louder. But it doesn’t have to happen.
Putin isn’t trying to win the Cold War -- he’s refighting the battles of World War I.
And Putin’s itching for a fight.
Why is the United States taking Moscow to task over noncompliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty?