Why Does Belgium Have the World’s Highest COVID-19 Death Rate?
Individualism, regional divisions, and fragmented government authority have led the capital of Europe to fail where many poorer and less-connected countries have succeeded.
They Left to Join ISIS. Now Europe Is Leaving Their Citizens to Die in Iraq.
A Belgian fighter captured in Syria was transported to Iraq to face trial. He's now on death row.
Belgium’s Beijing Embassy Calls Chinese Cops on Uighur Family
Belgian officials say their small country can't risk offending China.
The EU’s Buildings Are as Opaque as Its Bureaucracy
Brussels’ sprawling, confusing architecture matches the institution it houses.
Why Brexit Is Europe’s Finest Hour
The British debacle is shoring up the EU center as it heads into critical May elections.
Will Brexit Blow Up Britain’s Conservative Party?
Europe has ended the careers of many a Tory prime minister. If Theresa May can’t forge a deal that carries a majority, she could send the party into the political wilderness.
What to Read on Brexit
Ten things to read or listen to before the British Parliament votes on Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed plan to leave the European Union.
NATO Chief Worried About Fissures Between United States and Europe
In an interview with Foreign Policy, Jens Stoltenberg cautioned against a new arms race with Russia.
The Scramble for Africa’s Athletes
Shady sports agents have taken a page from human traffickers. They’re luring young men to Europe with promises of fame and exploiting them instead.
The U.S. Is Helping Allies Hide Civilian Casualties in Iraq and Syria
The Pentagon is doing its partners in the anti-Islamic State campaign a favor, at the expense of its own transparency.
NATO Prepares to Be Disappointed by the Cheshire Cat President
U.S. allies will not leave Thursday's summit feeling any more reassured than when they arrived.
A Little Advice to Europe, From Your Best Friend
Trump’s America isn’t out to undo the European Union. It just wants to update the relationship.
Belgium and the Netherlands Redraw Borders in a Peaceful Land-Swap
If only the rest of the world’s border disputes were solved this peacefully.
In Brussels, an Extradition and Accusations of Abuse
The case of Mehdi Nemmouche shows the simultaneous struggles facing Western European governments.
Belgian Minister Defends Zero Tolerance Clip as a Joke
Belgium’s migration minister sparked plenty of outrage when he mistook a parody for a pat on the back.