Topic: The Balkans
With the austerity gripping Europe and a new generation of leaders not shaped by cold-war politics, NATO's future is increasingly in question.
08/24/2011 12:36 pm
A moral imperative to protect civilians led President Obama to seek support for NATO air support of Libyan rebels. In post-Qaddafi Libya, a similar 'responsibility to protect" may be required.
08/23/2011 03:52 pm
The last decade has been rough on my generation. We've been taken down several notches by economic bubbles, wars, and debt. Let's call ourselves The Humbled Generation. And if we're smart, we can tackle today's problems with humility.
08/18/2011 01:45 pm
Several Democrats and Republicans are calling for a fresh -- and dangerous -- isolationism. But just as Europe needed US leadership after the cold war, so does the Arab world now.
08/04/2011 11:42 am
Lessons from Sniper Alley in Sarajevo: It takes the military and resources to topple a dictator.
06/30/2011 09:30 am
What's selling best in independent bookstores across America?
06/28/2011 04:29 pm
Amazon's editors pick their top 10 books of the year so far.
06/27/2011 03:20 pm
In a Swedish forest bursting with berries, a chance encounter brings back sobering memories.
06/27/2011 03:06 pm
Germany and France reached an agreement that should see a desperately needed Greece bailout move forward.
06/17/2011 01:19 pm
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was swept into office for a third term Sunday when his Justice and Development Party (AKP) won 50 percent of the vote in parliamentary elections. He has been credited with presiding over an economic growth spurt and strengthening Turkey’s role on the world stage. But some Turks say the AKP has become increasingly authoritarian, compromising civil liberties. Who is Erdogan, and what are his policies?
06/13/2011 03:19 pm