n.25 June 2009

Nearly a year after a humiliating war with Russia, Georgian President Mikheil ("Misha") Saakashvili is facing increasingly tough domestic opposition.

The world's children are still sacrificial lambs when it comes to prejudice and war.

As the American and NATO military commitment grows, fragmented Afghanistan begins to look the way it did in the 1980s.

Riven by ethnic and religious rivalries, the North Caucus republic of Dagestan is showing deep signs of wear and tear.