For Macedonia, Is Joining NATO and the EU Worth the Trouble?
A referendum could decide whether the country will change its name to gain entrance. But those prizes have lost their shine.
Alexis Tsipras Deserves the Nobel Peace Prize
Greece's prime minister, together with his partner in Macedonia, has created a model for solving identity clashes across the globe.
A Macedonia by Any Other Name
The Balkans desperately need help, but Greece won't stop picking a fight over what to call its northern neighbor.
Italy’s Election Is a Shipwreck
Italians are rearranging the deck chairs as their country irrevocably sinks.
Never Mind the Troika, Here’s Rouvikonas
Greece’s prolonged austerity has given rise to a movement of middle-class anarchism.
No, Europe Isn’t Ambushing NATO
How to learn to stop worrying and love the EU’s new security and defense agreement.
What is moral injury, and how does it affect journalists covering bad stuff?
The psychologically debilitating hazards of crisis reporting impacts reporters who cover combat.
One Last Chance to Reunite Cyprus?
There’s political will. That doesn’t mean there’s a practical way.
Europe, Once Again, Kicks a Long-Term Solution to Greek Debt Down the Road
Everyone says Athens needs debt relief. But Germany won’t give it.
IMF Chief Paves a Path For Another Greek Rescue
The emergency-lending bank satisfied German demands, but won’t contribute more cash to the bailout until Greece gets some debt relief.
Trump Treasury Nominees Aren’t Partial To IMF Bailouts
That doesn’t bode well for Greece, which appears to be hurtling toward another default.
The Greek God of Populism
Artemis Sorras is a self-professed trillionaire, former NBA player, and aerospace genius who is persuading Greeks he can save their country. One small problem: He’s on the lam.
Here’s a Win-Win Deal for Trump: Cyprus
There's a short window to make peace in this long-running feud.
In Asylum Limbo, Europe’s Forgotten Refugees Are Dying of Cold
And aid groups accuse EU of inaction.
The First Good News of 2017 Might Come from … Cyprus?
Economics, geopolitics, and a transitioning American administration have combined to produce a potential breakthrough in one of the longest running frozen conflicts in Europe.
Is the Trump-Farage Special Relationship Replacing the U.S.-U.K. Special Relationship?
London rejected Trump’s proposal to make Brexiteer Nigel Farage ambassador to Washington, but their friendship could still leave 10 Downing out in the cold.
Tsipras Expects Trump to Govern Differently Than He Campaigned. Tsipras Would Know.
Alexis Tsipras is living proof that populism doesn't always translate into policy.
Europe Wishes to Inform You That the Refugee Crisis Is Over
But the humanitarian and political crises of the great Syrian exodus are just beginning.
The Mytilenean Dialogue From 428 B.C. Explains Who Really Won the Trump-Clinton Debate
Why Hillary won, but America lost.
Everything Bad About the Rio Olympics Was Much Worse in Ancient Greece
Hygiene was a disaster, patriotism was out of control — and doping involved animal testicles and black magic.