Borders in Central Asia have long been a problem. They were drawn by the Soviet government in the 1920s as part of its nation-building effort to divide the communities of the region, and these administrative lines changed many times over the ensuing decades.
To deal with Iran and the Middle East, Britain needs EU support as much as the EU needs a serious defense and security policy. Neither will materialize when the summer pause ends.*
Croatia is known to most Americans for its picturesque walled city of Dubrovnik, the setting for many of the scenes in the immensely popular television series Game of Thrones.
The Syr-Darya Interstate Division Point is opened between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.
The new leaders of the European Union, which has relentlessly championed open markets, will, ironically, likely trigger a conflict between climate preservation and free trade.
Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Friday reportedly warned that Turkey and its armed forces are ready to do “what is necessary” to protect the rights of Turkish Cypriots.
China and the European Union (EU) on Thursday agreed to continue safeguarding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or the Iran nuclear deal, during a meeting here Thursday between Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and European Union (EU) High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.
Russia today remains in violation of the INF Treaty, despite years of U.S. and Allied engagement, including a final opportunity over six months to honour its Treaty obligations.
Lithuania's regions outside the capital can expect to receive the highest possible financial assistance from the European Union in 2021 through 2027 after the European Commission updated statistical data for cohesion allocations last week, splitting the country into two separate regions with different development levels.
The head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, Ali Akbar Salehi, told lawmakers that Iran will restart activities at the Arak heavy water nuclear reactor.