Dec. 2, 2015 Greece has struggled to cope with the high flow of refugees coming into the country and has been threatened, informally, with suspension from the Schengen zone for its failure to secure its borders.
Dec. 1, 2015 The recent regional-level support for a democratic electoral process in Venezuela and the emergence of Chile as a leftist facilitator suggest that there is a higher chance of post-election political stability in Venezuela.
Nov. 30, 2015 Turkey’s decision to shoot down a Russian warplane drew the country deeper into the Syrian crisis, even though it has been reluctant to get involved in the civil war raging across its border.
Nov. 25, 2015 The governments in Kiev and Moscow have been increasingly hostile since damage to electricity generators caused by unidentified individuals in southern Ukraine led to power outages in Crimea.
Nov. 25, 2015 After the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkish forces, Russia has said it will start deploying air-defense systems in the area and is continuing to support Assad’s offensive on the Syria-Turkey border.