Italy Opens the Door to Disaster

Italian officials are turning a blind eye to the Syrian refugees fleeing the country for Northern Europe. And even the refugees themselves are worried that anyone could be traveling in their midst -- even terrorists with the Islamic State.


Greece Needs to Start Playing Hardball With Germany

Berlin has been pushing Athens around for long enough. Alexis Tsipras has more leverage than he's using -- he just needs a strategy.


Tsipras Goes Hat in Hand to Moscow, Walks Away Disappointed

How Athens is trying to use brinksmanship with Moscow to extract concessions from its European creditors.


A Dummy’s Guide to a Possible Nuclear Deal With Iran

The key issues at play as negotiators race toward an agreement.


Germanwings Flight Flown Deliberately Into the French Alps

European authorities said 28-year old German Andreas Lubitz deliberately flew the Germanwings flight into the French Alps. Terrorism is not thought to be a motive.

The Cable

Top U.S. General in Europe: Arming Ukraine ‘Isn’t a Strategy’

Washington may be moving closer to providing weapons to Ukraine. Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges is raising a red flag.

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