There’s No Plan B for Port Security
Privatization and automation have left global shipping fatally exposed.
When Fighting Domestic Terrorism, You Get What You Pay For
The Trump administration has gutted the budget for fighting far-right extremists, making it harder to stop attacks like the Pittsburgh massacre.
How Much Damage Did Trump Cause in Helsinki?
The president’s disgraceful remarks could have disturbing results.
Trump’s Performance in Helsinki Shouldn’t Have Come as a Surprise
U.S. allies in Europe are resigned to a trans-Atlantic relationship that keeps getting worse.
Trump Is Coming Off as Putin’s Poodle, But That Actually Undermines Russia’s Main Goal
Trump isn’t as useful to Putin as one might think.
Security Brief: Trump and Putin Meet in Helsinki; High-Flying News From a Big British Air Show; U.S. Army Steps into the Future
Catch up on everything you need to know about the Trump-Putin meeting, big air shows in Europe, and other top news.
Once Upon a Time, Helsinki Meant Human Rights
Trump’s summit with Putin risks tarnishing a legacy of Republican moral leadership.
The Trump-Putin Summit’s Potential Nuclear Fallout
When the U.S. and Russian presidents meet in Helsinki, the biggest risk won't be on everyone's radar.
Inside a European Center to Combat Russia’s Hybrid Warfare
Western countries are looking for new ways to defend against a new generation of war. Does a center in Finland have the answers?
Russia’s Neighbors Respond to Putin’s ‘Hybrid War’
Baltic and Nordic countries turn to education as much as military hardware to counter Moscow’s hybrid threats.
Europe and U.S. Move to Fight Russian Hybrid Warfare
A new center to counter hybrid threats inches Finland and Sweden closer to NATO in everything but name.
Why Is Finland Able to Fend Off Putin’s Information War?
Helsinki has emerged as a resilient front against Kremlin spin. But can its successes be translated to the rest of Europe?
This Christmas, Watch These Classic European Holiday Flicks (and Home Alone)
Want a break from Love Actually? Try Six Degrees of Celebration.
Norway Is So Nice That It Wants to Give Finland a Mountain for Its Birthday
Norway is contemplating giving Finland a mountain for its birthday.
Fearing Russian Bear, Sweden Inches Toward NATO
The deal, known as a host nation support agreement, will grant NATO more room to operate on Swedish territory for training exercises or in the event of a conflict in the region.
A Far-right Vigilante Group May Soon Be Synonymous with Unicorns and Glitter
A Finnish university student trademarked the name of an anti-immigrant vigilante group to start a unicorn-themed clothing line.
How Finland Became Europe’s Bear Whisperer
Helsinki has figured out how to stand up to Russia without provoking Putin’s wrath. Its neighbors call that appeasement.
If You’re an Unhappy Iraqi Asylum-Seeker, Finland Will Fly You Home
Finland is paying for Iraqi asylum-seekers to fly home if they decide they prefer Baghdad to Helsinki.
For Finland and Norway, the Refugee Crisis Heats Up Along the Russian Arctic
The faster and safer Arctic route has emerged as a viable alternative for asylum-seekers to the rough seas that have claimed thousands of lives crossing from Turkey to Europe.