An attempt to detain ex-president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili sparked a protest in Kyiv, calls for President Petro Poroshenko's impeachment and US and EU criticism that Ukraine is failing to follow the Western direction. Is that really the case?
In an effort to meet rising energy demand and cut alarming levels of pollution, Iran is courting European renewables investors.
Ankara's rigid position on the Kurdish referendum risks harming its own financial and security interests in the region, and could undermine relations with Russia.
When irresponsible politicians play with rules instead of following them, the one who ends up paying is the country itself. Before September 10, I thought Poroshenko was smarter and Saakashvili was less self-centered.
Dictators without Borders combats the myth of Central Asia as a deeply traditional region isolated from international financial and legal systems.