Europe’s Dream: Escaping the Dictatorship of the Dollar
Trump’s hostile behavior is reinvigorating efforts to turn the euro into an alternative to the world’s dominant currency. If only the Europeans could find some way to do it.
How Brexit Was Radicalized
Euroskepticism was once the purview of policy wonks. The Leave campaign changed all that, and in doing so may have undermined Britain’s Conservative Party for a generation.
Huawei’s PR Campaign Comes Straight From the Party’s Playbook
The trade war is showing how deep Beijing’s global influence runs.
Mexico Stands Firm Ahead of U.S. Talks
Plus: Sudan's military council calls off the transition deal, China's Tiananmen anniversary, and the other stories we're following today.
Trump Arrives in London
Plus: Mexico prepares to meet U.S. officials over trade, a threat to Merkel's ruling coalition, and what to watch in the world this week.
Kushner’s Middle East Peace Plan Goes on Tour
Plus: Macron and Merkel remain divided over EU leadership, and the other stories we're following today.
France Lives in Macron’s World Now
The French president has started the political revolution he always wanted—and the outcome is dangerously uncertain.
How European Politics Is Fracturing
Sunday’s vote shows that mainstream centrist parties are losing their traditional constituencies as voters hunger for new voices.
Leaders Meet Over EU’s Future
Plus: Netanyahu faces a deadline to form a coalition, a mass stabbing in Japan, and what to watch in the world this week.
Theresa May’s Successor May Be Just as Doomed
Whoever takes over will face the same intractable Brexit dilemmas.
Europe Is Ripe for a Return to Establishment Politics
Anti-migration parties may become victims of their own success.
Plus: Election results expected in India, protests in Indonesia, and the other stories we're following today.
Fear of Prolonged U.S.-China Trade War Rattles Markets
Some financial analysts warned that if trade talks between the countries collapse—and tariffs remain high—the global economy could move toward recession.
Indian Exit Polls Predict Modi Win
India’s Narendra Modi appears set for second term, Austria’s ruling coalition collapses ahead of the EU elections, and what to watch in the world this week.
‘The Dominant Voter’ in European Elections Is the ‘Confused Voter’
European elections this month are not simply a faceoff between anti-EU and pro-EU forces, says Mark Leonard of the European Council on Foreign Relations.
Sudan’s Transition Talks Suspended
The transition in Sudan is put on hold amid violence, Europe balks at the U.S. military response to Iran, and the United States hits Chinese firm Huawei with sanctions.
Iranians Will Tolerate Hardship but Not Capitulation
Tehran’s recent nuclear policy announcements were driven by the inescapable constraints of domestic politics.
Iran’s Rhetoric Heats Up
Iran responds to U.S. military presence in the Gulf, China and the United States reach a deadlock in the trade war, and what to watch in the world this week.
Anti-Europe Parties Aren’t Anti-Europe Anymore
Instead of promising to protect people from the European Union, populists have started promising to make the EU protect the people.