October 4, 2013 /
A country known for its tranquility and picturesque scenery, Scotland now finds itself in the center of a fierce debate over independence.
September 13, 2013 /
Brookings Institution | Up Front
Pulitzer Center's Marvin Kalb looks behind the current of Vladimir Putin's Op-Ed in The New York Times.
September 7, 2013 /
The Huffington Post
With just a year before the referendum that will decide future Scottish independence, the debate is heating up. Across the nation Scots take stock of how the vote will alter their country's destiny.
September 4, 2013 /
Hungary's intolerant slide continues.
August 30, 2013 /
The rich and historic Scottish lands serve as the stage set for a critical independence debate in 2014. Will Scotland part ways the United Kingdom after more than 300 years?
August 29, 2013 /
The Russians liberated Kirkenes at the end of World War II when Norway was occupied by Germany—and the town will never forget who came to their rescue.
August 27, 2013 /
No party in Scottish politics has generated as much heated discussion as the Scottish National Party, the first to push for secession from the United Kingdom.
August 18, 2013 /
In the far north of Norway lies the harbor town of Kirkenes, a gateway to Russia and the frozen seas of the Arctic. Shipping magnate Felix Tschudi is staking his claim to a new Maritime Express.
August 13, 2013
Do the Chinese really want to build a luxury resort and golf course in a remote corner of northern Iceland?
August 10, 2013
For more than 300 years, Scotland has been a loyal member of the United Kingdom. But in the fall of 2014, Scots will vote on whether they want to become an independent nation.