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.
This Is Europe’s Vaccine Rollout Going According to Plan
Member states are shirking responsibility for the system they designed—even when they’re the primary beneficiaries.
To Face Off Against China, Copy Its Playbook
Biden should unite allies with a giant “Made in the Free World” project.
Did Biden Wait Too Long to Engage Iran?
Held back by infighting and hard-liners on the Hill, the administration may have squandered precious time to save the Iran nuclear deal, critics say.
Signaling a New Willingness to Talk, Biden Scrambles to Save Iran Nuclear Deal
The new administration is looking for an interim road map—but insists it won’t be pressured by Tehran’s deadline to halt inspections next week.
America Is Back. But Can Allies Ever Trust It Again?
Fears of another Trump make it even more urgent that allies work with Biden now.
America Is Back. Europe, Are You There?
Europeans say they want cooperation with Washington. Their latest actions speak a different language.
America’s Currency Is as Weirdly Outdated as Its Political Structure
The dollar’s aesthetic conservatism is a sign of how hard reform is in the United States.
Why Europe Is Falling Behind on Vaccines
It’s a perfect storm of under procurement, overzealous regulators, and anti-vaccine populations.
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European parties were supposed to create a European democracy. Instead, they’ve given cover to bad actors.
The EU Tries and Fails Again on Venezuela
Instead of issuing limp statements, Europe should join Washington to get Maduro’s regime to negotiate with the democratic opposition.
Britain’s Been Hammered by Brexit, but It Got the Vaccine Right
The positive contrast with the European Union’s COVID-19 vaccine debacle has masked a rocky exit from Europe.
Why Biden Has a Better Shot at Saving the Climate Than Obama Did
He has a lot more nations and interest groups on his side, and this time the promise of millions of new clean jobs is real.
French Ambassador: EU Working Toward ‘Common Action’ With Biden on Iran, COVID-19
But Philippe Etienne says France won’t surrender its dream of “strategic autonomy.”
Germany Is Pouring Cold Water on the Biden-Europe Love Fest
Even the arrival of a pro-European U.S. administration can’t paper over unmistakable signs of trans-Atlantic trouble.
Europe Is Getting Closer to China, But Biden Can Pull It Back
In negotiations with Beijing over a new investment treaty, Brussels has asserted its autonomy from Washington. A human rights focus could repair the transatlantic rift.