Headscarf Ban Misses the Point

France's proposed law illustrates cultural divide between the state and its Islamic population
Shada Islam
January 30, 2004

One Hand Clapping in the Caucasus

Global forces helped to push change, but the region’s long-term success is not assured
Kenneth Weisbrode
January 26, 2004

NATO’s Double Standards Make for a Hollow Alliance

The military alliance is only as strong and effective as its weakest links
Alexander Melikishvili
January 26, 2009


Turkey Struggles as “Lone Gatekeeper” Against Islamic State Recruitment

Fighters from more than 80 nations are in Iraq and Syria
Nick Tattersall and Mariam Karouny
August 27, 2014

Globalization’s Worst Crisis

A war of sanctions over Ukraine disrupt global trade and industries
Nayan Chanda
August 25, 2014

Pointless Punishment

Sanctions are not easing conflict in Ukraine and could disrupt Asian allies of the US
Ely Ratner and Elizabeth Rosenberg
August 23, 2014

Targeting Turkey: How Germany Spies on Its Friends

Anyone who discusses terrorism on phone or online could be a target
Nikolaus Blome, Hubert Gude, Sven Röbel, Jörg Schindler and Fidelius Schmid
August 20, 2014

Clashes With Russia Point to Globalization's End

Sanctions turn trade into a weapon
Mark Leonard
August 7, 2014