The September/October 2016 Issue
Our issue on the new ideological front line in domestic and international politics is out now.
Europe by Numbers: Troublesome Neighbors
Public opinion polls on the EU-Turkey relationship show the depth of the problem.
World Order in Peril
The post-1945 international system is under pressure, not least by forces in the West. With the right steps taken, however, it can endure
The New Ruffians
How to deal with those political forces insufficiently described as populist.
Right-wing populism in France, the Netherlands, and Northern Europe.
Close-Up: Emmanuel Macron
Come spring, who will become France’s next president? The non-conformist former minister of the economy has more than an outside chance.
Good Europeans? Not Quite
German politicians undermine the European Union.
“Turkey Is Much Bigger Than Erdogan”
The West’s first task: reassuring Turkey of its place in the world.
Pledge, Farce, Distant Goal?
The extent of political purges in Turkey after the failed coup confronts the EU with thorny questions.
Words Don’t Come Easy: “Bromance”
Political journalism’s love affair with a newly minted word must end now.
A Milestone, Not an End Point
Germany’s new security white paper is a big step for a country still largely averse to strategic thinking.
Paper Tiger No More
Some issues in Germany’s security white paper need clarification before the Franco-German couple works hand-in-glove on defense.
The PiS government is reconfiguring Polish foreign policy, but the looming Brexit poses new questions.
The German-Polish relationship needs a good dose of pragmatism.
In 140 Characters: Yanis Varoufakis
Greece’s former finance minister defends his record and explains how to save Europe.
Why the US Still Needs NATO
Donald Trump isn’t the only one to question the worth of the transatlantic alliance, but the critics miss what it achieves for the United States.