June 10, 2019

The European Slide Toward Irrelevance

Elections for the European parliament, regardless of the results, are always a celebration of the EU project. Blue flags with the 12 golden stars are omnipresent when a “European electorate” casts its vote in what is considered the largest election in the world outside India. But the most recent elections are important for a different reason: They are part of a longer trend that is pushing Europe toward global irrelevance.
February 26, 2019

As the EU Loses Steam, NATO Gains In Importance

Europeans are wrong to be nervous about America’s commitment to NATO. But neither should they be complacent.
February 25, 2019

The EU Can’t Fulfill Its Purpose

In a competitive world, with antagonistic external powers and growing internal imbalances, the dream is failing.
January 8, 2019

The Little Prince beats The Prince

Unlike Machiavelli’s The Prince, Antoine Saint-Exupéry’s Le Petit Prince isn’t usually on reading lists for policymakers and international relations scholars. But it should be.
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