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Blog Post Archive

Gun and Immigration Debates Entrench Tribal Divisions in United States

The gap between between the Republican "coalition of restoration" and the Democratic "coalition of transformation" continues to widen.

What We Know About the Midterm Elections in the United States

The map is biased against Democrats, but it wouldn't take that much for a Democratic wave to turn into a tsunami.

Lies and Distraction from Trump, Putin’s Dangerous War in Syria

Donald Trump lashes out at Democrats. Vladimir Putin is playing a dangerous game in Syria.

Trump Rejects Immigration Compromise, Mueller Indicts Russians

Donald Trump blocks a bipartisan immigration deal. Robert Mueller indicts thirteen Russians who helped him win the 2016 election.

How Is the Liberal World Order Holding Up?

The world America built has by no means disappeared, but there is no time for complacency.

EU Balkan Enlargement Is Hardly Too Slow. It May Be Too Fast

The countries of the Western Balkans still have a lot of work to do before they are ready to join the EU.

Corbyn’s Spy Career, Catalan Language War

Jeremy Corbyn met with Czech agents during the Cold War. Spain restarts the Catalan language war.

America’s Inexplicable Failure to Stop Gun Violence

We know what the problem is. We know what the solutions are. Americans overwhelmingly agree. Why does nothing change?

EU Defense Union Worries Americans, Social Democrats Rally the Troops

American officials caution against weakening NATO. Germany's Social Democrats rally support for another grand coalition.

My Interview with Former Dutch Prime Minister Ruud Lubbers

In 2012, Ruud Lubbers told me how a meeting with Rajiv Gandhi led to a reassurance from Mikhail Gorbachev.

Catalan Liberals Start Language War to Woo Conservatives

A proposal to ban the Catalan language requirement is certain to fail, but it could help the Citizens win support in other parts of Spain.

Introducing Transatlantic News and Opinion Roundups

New posts combine the most important stories of the day with links to analysis and commentary elsewhere.

Avoidable Resignations in DC, An Unavoidable Resignation in Germany

A better president wouldn't have hired two wife beaters. Martin Schulz had to go.

Brexiteers Without a Plan, Republican Big Spenders and Competitor to NATO

Businesses demand clarity on Brexit, Republicans explode the deficit and Americans fear EU competition to NATO.

Unconvinced Germans and Unconservative Republicans

German partisans are reluctant to join another grand coalition. Republicans in the United States have forgotten the meaning of conservatism.

In Tribal America, Power Trumps Economics

Republicans feel better about the economy now that their party is in power.

Hemisphere Defense or Sea Command: America’s Choice in 1940

On the eve of World War II, America had to choose between defending the Western Hemisphere or attempting command of the seas.

Still No Government in Catalonia, Shades of Fascism in the United States

Catalan separatists struggle to form a government and the "Is Donald Trump a fascist?" debate is back.

Nobody Is Happy in Germany, League Calls for Italian Euro Exit

Angela Merkel is criticized from the left and the right. Matteo Salvini ramps up his anti-euro rhetoric.

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