Europe

Feature

No Quiet on the Western Front

The eurozone lived to fight another day. But a new battle is brewing.

Daniel Altman |

Feature

Resurrection

Pope Francis brings the freshness of the Gospel to the Catholic Church.

E.J. Dionne Jr. |

Christian Caryl

The Heretical Pope Francis vs. Rush Limbaugh

When a radical pope says it's time we stopped treating capitalism like it's a religion, American conservatives get preachy.

Christian Caryl |

Argument

A Deeper Shade of Orange

How the latest mass protests in Ukraine go beyond the revolution of 2004.

Askold Krushelnycky |

In Box

Augustine's World

What Late Antiquity says about the 21st century and the Syrian crisis.

Robert D. Kaplan |

Slide Show

The Desolation of Smog

60 years ago, London was even more polluted than Beijing is today.

J. Dana Stuster |

Feature

Down But Never Out

Why Silvio Berlusconi is suddenly popular again.

Gianni Riotta |

Terms of Engagement

The Bear Hug

Vladimir Putin is cheering Ukraine's stiff-arm to Europe. But can Kiev also keep Russia at arm's length?

James Traub |

Dispatch

Imperfect Union

From protecting pandas to chucking nukes, inside the heated debate over whether Scotland should be independent.

Peter Geoghegan |

Report

The Next Big Financial Scandal

A mounting investigation into the foreign exchange market could be the next black eye for the financial industry.

Jamila Trindle |

Argument

Why the Carrot Isn't Working, Either

The Chinese government thinks it can thwart unrest among ethnic minorities by raising their incomes. But prosperity doesn't buy loyalty.

Scott Radnitz |

Argument

Paul Krugman's Blind Spot

Sorry, but the New York Times' star columnist just doesn’t understand Europe.

Anders Åslund |

Report

How the Beer Lobby Fought Wall Street... and Won

Even Goldman Sachs had to change its ways, once Joe Sixpack got himself some Washington handlers.

Jamila Trindle |

Argument

What Lies Beneath

Nazi art, Bosnian graves, and Syria's dark secrets.

John Norris |

Dispatch

Istanbul's Big Dig

Is there a dark side to Turkey's glittering array of multi-billion-dollar massive infrastructure projects?

Piotr Zalewski |

The Pulse

Trading Privacy for Security

Americans are still willing to forgive the NSA's intrusions, but are U.S. friends abroad?

Bruce Stokes |

The List

Martin Luther and the Viral Superstars

5 pioneers of social media, from before social media was an annoying buzzword.

Tom Standage |

Argument

We Are All Eurotrash Now

From Miley Cyrus to Arcade Fire, how the disco beats of Berlin conquered the world.

Jon Natchez |

Dispatch

Fiesta Del Few

Spain’s economy might technically be growing again, but most people are still feeling the squeeze.

James Badcock |

Argument

Doing Away with Et Cetera

Bosnia's current constitution leaves some people unrepresented. It's time to move away from ethnicity and toward citizenship.

Luka Oreskovic |

Argument

The Clean Plate Club

From Senegal to St. Louis, the world wastes an astonishing amount of food every year. So why is it so hard to cut down on leftovers, save the environment, and feed the hungry?

John Norris |

Dispatch

Will Iceland’s Absurdist Comic Mayor Run for a Staid Second Term?

A visit with Jon Gnarr, the 'best' politician in Reykjavik.

Stephan Faris |

Slide Show

Plots and Plans

The world's dissidents wield an unconventional weapon: kitchenware.

Prachi Vidwans |

Argument

The Dissident's Toolkit

Want to topple an autocrat? Street demonstrations are just one tool among many.

Erica Chenoweth |

Argument

High North or High Tension?

How to head off war in the last frontier on Earth.

Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Ret) |

Argument

Strings Attached

How politics and fear threaten a new global effort to combat terrorist recruitment.

Will McCants |

Daniel Altman

Throw the Bums Out

Could New York City's tough-love school program save the Eurozone?

Daniel Altman |

Christian Caryl

Peer Pressure

The British Commonwealth is stirring up unaccustomed controversy -- and that's a good thing.

Christian Caryl |

Argument

Why We Should No Longer Trust the Words 'Free and Fair'

International election monitors are devaluing their verdicts for political reasons. It's time to stop.

Silvana Toska |

Dispatch

London Underground

Inside the Muslim Brotherhood’s hush-hush propaganda office in the U.K.

Bel Trew |