The chancellor’s approach has been typical of German foreign policy: moralistic, hypocritical — and completely ineffective.
The French president spent his first year steering his country to the right — and his supporters on the left are starting to wonder what they signed up for.
Leftists want to celebrate revolutionary idealism; conservatives, the triumph of traditional authority. And Emmanuel Macron is trying to split the difference.
U.S. is “locked and loaded” for more strikes, but only if Assad uses chemical weapons.
With little to show for last year’s missile attack, the Trump administration is contemplating a larger campaign against the Assad government.
Germany is poised to become Europe’s first line of defense, but facing down a revanchist Russia will require more spending and better coordination among NATO allies.
Mandatory military conscription is the French equivalent of Donald Trump’s wall — a pet project that’s become a political albatross.
When it comes to Iran sanctions, the EU must satisfy Trump’s demands. Access to the U.S. financial system hangs in the balance.
Sex scandals have a long history of taking down politicians — but don't get your hopes up about the current U.S. president.
France is back, thanks to a president committed to disrupting politics at home and abroad.
Western democracies that were once reliable defenders of human rights have been consumed by a nativist backlash, leaving an open field for dictators and demagogues.