The Town Dayton Turned Into a Garbage Dump

Twenty years after Bosnia's peace deal, Mostar -- once an emblem of hope -- has become a symbol of stagnation: Croats on one side, Bosniaks on the other, and rats everywhere.


François Hollande’s Paris Power Grab

A reform to France's emergency law provides French police with extraordinary authority and concentrates power in the executive for the next three months.


Does France Have the Firepower to Fight the Islamic State?

The French military has long been waging the war against terrorism. But without help from its allies, France won’t be able to hold the line much longer.


A (Very) Cold War on the Russia-Norway Border

The number of Syrians taking an unlikely route into Europe through the Arctic Circle has expanded from a handful to hundreds. And Oslo thinks Moscow is responsible.

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