Free Trade Is Dead. Risky ‘Managed Trade’ Is Here.
The old trade order has gone out the window at breathtaking speed. What comes next is very slippery.
The Dangerous Farce of Late-Stage Orbanism
Lashing out at vulnerable minorities is the hallmark of a weak bully who fears losing power.
The West Gets Serious With Lukashenko—but Not Serious Enough
New sanctions are already affecting the regime’s behavior. Let’s tighten them.
Biden Is Falling Into the Same Trap With Europe as Obama
Washington’s myopic focus on Berlin and Brussels is a grave mistake. The rest of Europe shouldn’t be flyover country.
Bidenomics Is ‘America First’ With a Brain
Trump’s economic revolution is alive and well—and continuing in abler hands.
What’s the Point of the G-7?
As Biden attends the summit, it’s worth asking whether this group—or other alliances of democracies—can really get anything done.
After the Pandemic, the EU Must Prove Its Worth
To revive the project, Europe’s leaders should reassert the union as a global power.
To Get at Lukashenko, Punish His ‘Moneybags’
To impress the Belarusian dictator, go after his and his associates’ wealth.
U.S. Democrats Can Learn From the European Left’s Failures
The demise of center-left parties across Europe is a warning to Democrats focused on divisive cultural issues rather than bread-and-butter economics.
Russia Blocks 2 Airlines Over Belarus Spat
Not all airlines have been affected, but Air France and Austrian Airlines have been forced to cancel flights.
Belarus Is Becoming Europe’s North Korea
Fear and panic spread among dissidents after journalist seized from forced-down plane.
Exactly How Helpless Is Europe?
If the United States stops protecting its closest allies, it won’t be a catastrophe. It’ll be exactly what they needed.
India Gives Up Its Anti-Colonial Obsessions and Embraces Europe
In response to China’s rise, New Delhi casts off anti-Western baggage.
Trade Deals Primarily Promote Stability, Not Trade
And the new agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union does the opposite.
The Aristocratic Ineptitude of Ursula Von Der Leyen
How the EU president’s family connections explain her rise to power—and failures using it during the pandemic.
The EU’s Next Big Problem Is Switzerland
Europe is facing its first post-Brexit test of how tough it should be with its close neighbors.
China and Europe Are Breaking Over Human Rights
Europe’s leaders want autonomy to strike deals with Beijing, but public outcry over the Uyghurs is forcing their hand.