Turkey’s Opposition Can End the Country’s Economic Crisis
A broad, ideologically diverse coalition has the plans and people to turn things around.
Nordic Countries Aren’t Actually Socialist
Denmark, Norway, and Sweden shouldn’t be held up as socialist utopias.
Erdogan’s Belligerence Has U.S., Greece Expanding Ties
Growing military cooperation offers Washington a hedge against Ankara and Moscow.
From the Ruins of War, a Tourist Resort Emerges
Shusha was the key to the recent war between Azerbaijan and Armenia. Now Baku wants to turn the fabled fortress town into a resort.
No More Trans-Atlantic Love Fest as Biden Heads to Europe
Europe and the United States were never going to be the reunited couple in a geopolitical rom-com.
Europe Needs to Name and Shame Its Small Arms Dealers
The spread of weapons is undercutting the European Union’s own security.
How a Bloody French Fairy Tale Explains France’s Sexual Politics
The tale of Bluebeard the serial wife-killer echoes in the #MeToo movement.
Germany’s Love Affair With Crime Fiction
The genre is a potent mirror for a country still coming to terms with itself.
Russia’s Sanctions Problem
Are its U.N. panel obstructions about short-term leverage, or are they intended as an existential threat to the system?
Liz Truss, True Believer
From Brexit-skeptic to face of the “Global Britain” agenda, the new foreign secretary has always seen politics as philosophy in action.
How Will Moscow Use Its Energy Leverage Over Europe?
The Kremlin holds one of the keys to resolving Europe’s energy crisis.
Mussolini’s Heirs Equate World War II Killings of Italians With the Holocaust
By comparing the foibe killings with Nazi genocide, the Italian right is whitewashing the country’s past.
What the German Election Taught America About Democracy
Americans concerned about the future of their democracy can learn from the system they helped install in Germany.
Will Britain’s Conservatives Be in Power Permanently?
A new book argues that Boris Johnson’s government is already losing its grip. Here’s why that’s wishful thinking.
There’s a Merkel-Sized Hole in European Conservatism
Pushed by an ascendent far-right, the search for an attractive, modern conservatism won’t be easy.
Will Europe Ever Really Confront China?
The Biden administration is gearing up for a long-term struggle in China—but shouldn’t expect its closest allies by its side.