A pro-Russian separatist's how-to guide for terrorizing eastern Ukraine includes advice on robbing banks, sabotage, and staging drive-by shootings.
With the federal government paralyzed by partisan bickering over undocumented immigrants, states and cities are leading the way.
Georgians worry that their passion for Europe isn't being reciprocated. And Russia is ready to step in.
Should journalists killed in action be mourned less because they were working for the Kremlin?
Western governments are right to insist on the territorial integrity of Ukraine and Georgia. But that shouldn't stop them from building ties to contested regions.
Iran's president came to office promising liberalization and a better relationship with the West. But can he really have both?
Today is Journalists' Day in Ukraine. But in a time of war there's little to celebrate.
After disclosing that they used the forbidden metal, some companies are still trying to figure out whether they did.
Palestinian businessman Bashar al-Masri has a plan for building democracy on the West Bank. And it's not really about politics.
Ukraine faces a rising tide of violence in the restive east. Here's why nonviolent activism is the best strategy for fighting back.
Ukrainians hope that Petro Poroshenko can lead them out of the current crisis. But can one man provide the solution to all the country's problems?
Chile has made progress toward democracy. Why do its indigenous people still feel left out?
The OSCE was designed to ensure peace in Europe. Now the conflict in Ukraine is confronting it with perhaps the greatest crisis in its history.
The leader of Burma's military is leveraging peace talks to position himself for next year's epochal presidential election.
Seventeen years after he fled the country, Mobutu Sese Seko is still being held responsible for the shortcomings of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Here's why that view is overly simplistic.
The history of Jewish-Ukrainian relations hasn't been a happy one. But these days, the two sides are joining forces against Vladimir Putin.
Though some deride Russia for backward thinking, Putin's strategy in Ukraine betrays a nuanced understanding of 21st century geopolitics.
A deadly SARS-like virus is sweeping the Middle East -- could it go global?
A power struggle has broken out among pro-Russian leaders in Ukraine: They're fighting for control of a country that doesn't exist yet.
Russia denies that it's meddling in Ukraine. But the pro-Russian forces out there don't always hide their links to Moscow.
Could the mega-retailer take over the business of sending money home?
Millions collected on goods coming into Afghanistan isn’t making it to state coffers.
Life was already hard enough for Ukrainians. But now they also have to worry about a Russian army on the march.
A small court in The Hague wrestles with an existential question that could put a stop to China's maritime power grab.
If Putin wants to make a grab for Ukraine's east and south, he'll need to move soon.
Does Crimea have the right to join Russia? The answer isn't as clear as Moscow’s critics or its defenders think.
10 places that would welcome a Putin landgrab, and 10 parts of Russia that want the hell out.
It's time for a frank conversation about some of the unsavory characters in Kiev.
Ex-prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky visited Kiev this week. But are Ukrainians ready to trust a prominent Russian -- even if he is Putin's foe?