All posts by

October 11, 2017, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

Will the collapse of Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, and the ending of the terror group’s caliphate make much difference when it comes to the recruitment and radicalization of […]

Europe fears Turkey’s Erdogan will tear up migration deal

April 20, 2017, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

The crowd of diehard supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cheered at a referendum-eve rally in the Umraniye district of Istanbul when ...

Hungary to reject refugee resettlement, adding to EU’s post-Brexit woes

September 28, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

There’s been nothing subtle about Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s campaign before Sunday’s nationwide referendum on whether Hungary sho ...

Russia: Preparing an offensive or manoeuvering for easing of sanctions?

August 15, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

What is President Vladimir Putin planning for Ukraine? Kyiv officials argue Russia’s leader is accumulating pretexts to justify a major assault with ...

  • Turkey coup said to have started earlier than planned
    July 20, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    The tanks started to roll seven hours earlier than planned Friday in Istanbul, with soldiers quickly blocking the famous Bosphorus Bridge with the aim of preventing cars and pedestrians crossing […]

  • Leaderless, rudderless, Britain drifts
    June 29, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    With Brexit tremors sending cascading political and economic shockwaves near and far, shaking the foundations of all that is familiar, it has become almost routine since the referendum for Britain’s […]

  • What happens after the ‘Brexit’ vote?
    June 22, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    Aside from guessing which side will win Thursday’s Brexit vote, London’s chattering classes are engaging in a favorite political game of “what ifs.” British newspapers and TV news shows are […]

  • Britain’s Brexit vote spurs wild trading, gambling
    June 21, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    Currency traders are dubbing it the “remain bounce,” buying Britain’s pound after torrid sales of sterling last week when markets feared the European Union’s most reluctant member would head for […]

  • Fears mount over European air security
    May 22, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    Security at European airports is coming under urgent scrutiny as mystery continues to surround the cause of the EgyptAir crash. While it isn’t clear what caused Flight 804 to drop […]

  • Refugees stuck in Greece scrambling for safe havens
    March 17, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    War refugees from Syria and Iraq trapped in northern Greece for weeks never held out much hope that meetings between EU and Turkish leaders Thursday would prompt an opening of […]