It's hard to love the EU – bureaucratic, legalistic, mired in gridlock. The euro crisis hasn't earned it much praise lately, either. But the EU still has vital clout. It can help force member states like Hungary to stick to democracy, rather than backslide into dictatorship.
Responding to a question on the latest European economic crisis in Hungary, Italy's minister of economic development warned: 'Our worst enemy right now is populism.'
Le Carré’s brilliant spy novel ‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’ is reimagined for the big screen.
Russia's Kremlin-backed businesses are snapping up assets in former Eastern Europe, though governments are still wary.
From New York City to Budapest to Tokyo, protest movements worldwide – including Occupy Wall Street in the US – have dedicated Oct. 15 to voicing their various concerns. What unites them?