The United States needs to re-up its Cold War strategy if it wants to deter Russia in Ukraine.
Greece’s impressive recent bond sale shines a bright light on the country’s future, but it hardly resolves its financial crisis.
Germany's crackdown on a Hezbollah-affiliated group shows that it may finally be wising up about the Lebanese paramilitary organization.
Afghanistan goes to the polls; pro-Russian demonstrators clash with police in Ukraine; and Indian elections begin.
Moscow is jacking up gas prices to cow Kiev and scare Europe. It may not work this time.
Russia hasn't been "encircled" by the West -- Vladimir Putin simply wants to be able to invade his neighbors at will.
Spain's political heavyweights have locked themselves into a secession face-off that could tear apart the country.
Remembering photographer Anja Niedringhaus; Protesters clash with police in Athens; and Balinese young people celebrate the Kissing Festival.
The U.S. will soon be an energy exporter. But administration officials are overselling that potential.
Can anyone de-wonkify climate change warnings and actually get people to listen?
Secretary of State Kerry pledges U.S. help in weaning Ukraine, and Europe, off Russian energy.
Kerry was against Pollard's release before he was for it; Hagel to meet with Malaysian counterpart; Is a U.S. sub already on the hunt for 370?; CMC takes notice of an op-Ed; and a bit more.
Could a simple book about a simple man help mitigate America's image as a vulgar hegemon?
The European Union has leveled sanctions against Russia's chief propagandist. Is this the right way to fight back against Putin's information monopoly?
If the United States is going to help Western allies neutralize Russia's energy stranglehold, it needs to get to the root of why so many people fear fracking.
France has its own Tea Party -- and it's upending Europe’s socialist stronghold.
As chaos swirls around Turkey's embattled prime minister, can the opposition take advantage?
Vladimir Putin could be the perfect gift to an American president desperately in need of a foe.
Forget just shutting down Twitter, now Turkey's embattled prime minster has taken to denouncing Ottoman sultans.
Is the European Central Bank ready to start tackling the continent’s inflation problem?
Why looking crazy can be an asset when you’re staring down the Russians.
If Putin wants to make a grab for Ukraine's east and south, he'll need to move soon.
Berlin is saying "nein" to nukes, and trying to run Europe's largest economy on wind and solar instead. It's not quite working.
Why the United States needs to think twice before calling Ukraine an ally.
Why did Moscow take such careful steps to ensure its annexation of Crimea didn’t break Russian law?
Russians are celebrating Crimea's return. The West is bent on punishing Moscow. And Ukrainians are feeling more besieged than ever.