How Will Moscow Use Its Energy Leverage Over Europe?
The Kremlin holds one of the keys to resolving Europe’s energy crisis.
Why This Energy Crisis Is Different
Climate change and the policies to curb it lie behind skyrocketing gas, coal, and electricity prices in Europe and Asia.
Don’t Underestimate the AUKUS Rift With France
Paris doesn’t speak for Europe, but it can disrupt transatlantic ties.
America’s Pandemic Travel Bans No Longer Make Sense
A thoughtless, unscientific policy of closed borders—even to vaccinated travelers—does a little more damage every day.
The Balkans Don’t Believe the EU Anymore
The European Union’s next candidates for accession have realized the process is leading nowhere—and are acting accordingly.
Belgium’s COVID-19 Comeback Is a Model for the World
Europe’s poster child for pandemic dysfunction can now teach other countries how to beat the disease.
Edi Rama Is Building Bridges to Europe—or Nowhere
As an artist, he dreamed of the West. As Albanian prime minister, the West is letting him down.
What Biden Can Learn From Europe’s Industrial Policy
It’s not about the size of a spending package but about sharing brainpower and creating networks.
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.