Biden Can’t Fight Corruption Without Help From Europe
To stop drug traffickers, criminals, and kleptocrats from laundering their loot, the United States and EU must join forces.
Will the World Take the United States Seriously After the Capitol Invasion?
After a pro-Trump mob stormed Congress, Americans might have a harder time accomplishing their diplomatic goals from Europe to China.
The Deadly Crash of Europe’s Second Wave
The continent thought it had the coronavirus beat—and had its guard down when it mattered most.
The Inside Story of How Sweden Botched Its Coronavirus Response
Stockholm denies pursuing herd immunity. But internal emails show Swedish officials were resigned to mass infections all along.
Why the World Should Root for the EU in Brexit Talks
If Brussels folds, it will mark the end of the last, best hope for stopping a race to the bottom.
Italy’s Economy Is Under Pressure as Pandemic Continues
The government is walking on a tightrope as the coronavirus crisis grinds on.
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EU member states find commonality in crisis, Afghans accuse donor countries of hypocrisy on corruption, and how Biden’s climate plans could shape energy markets.
Where Do Things Stand With the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout?
The U.K.’s quick approval of the Pfizer vaccine means some Britons will get shots starting next week—but in the rest of the world, it’s going to take a while for regular people to get inoculated.
The Coronavirus Is Killing Westerners. Immigrants Are Saving Them.
Foreign-born doctors and entrepreneurs are at the forefront of fighting the pandemic and resuscitating economies, but nativist politicians still want to keep them out.
For the West, There Is No Road Back to a Time Before Trump
Europeans are relieved by Biden’s victory but will be very disappointed if they don’t heed the lessons of the past four years.
The Biden Administration Needs a Fresh Approach to Huawei and 5G
Rivalry with China is only one reason why U.S. policy on digital risks is falling short.
China and Europe Won’t Get Any Relief on Trade From Biden
Washington will not return as the champion of the global trading system. But it may stop being its biggest foe.
Poland’s Culture Wars
Central Europe’s battles over rights are dangerous, and Europe can’t risk handing Russia a victory.
The Case for Disaggregating the European Union
It is time to stop thinking of the body as one union. It contains multitudes—and will work far better if everyone recognizes that fact.
The Mediterranean Red Prawn War Signals Italy’s Lost Leverage in Libya
Italian fishermen are being kidnapped off the coast of Libya—and Rome is too caught up in EU migration politics to help.
What Would a Less Europhobic Trump Look Like—if He Wins?
Transatlantic relations are at a low point. But there are reasons why even Trump might want to mend them.