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Andrew A. Michta
On Europe & Security
MENA Migration Crisis
Europe’s Immigration Fatigue

Europe continues to fragment as an anti-immigrant backlash gathers strength.

Of Peasants and Pitchforks
A Wake Up Call for Western Elites

Rebellion is stirring in the West, and maybe that’s not a bad thing.

After the Summit
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NATO Must Invest Real Money to Stay in Business

Europe has yet another chance to get serious about defense spending. Will it squander the moment?

Countdown to the NATO Summit
After Brexit, Europe’s Security Will Get Even More Complicated

The UK’s vote to leave the European Union will make Europe more inward looking and less able to act.

Countdown to the NATO Summit
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Demography and Migration Are Reshaping the Transatlantic Alliance

If demographic projections hold, NATO is in even bigger trouble than we thought.

Countdown to the NATO Summit
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Partial Answers to the Russia Question

In the run-up to July’s NATO summit, the question for the United States remains what kind of commitments will convince Moscow to take NATO’s Article 5 guarantees seriously.

Countdown to the NATO Summit
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The Return of “In-Between” Europe

Geopolitics has returned to Europe not because history has been forgotten, but because it has been remembered all too well.

Migration and Its Discontents
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Merkel’s Twilight Begins

There is one enduring lesson from Angela Merkel’s big political defeat this weekend that bears repeating on both sides of the Atlantic: This is what happens when you don’t listen to your citizens.

Clinton v. Trump?
Europe Begins to Worry

Whoever wins in November, Europeans fear that collective security and Transatlantic relations will not return to center stage.

Advantage: Russia
Moldova: Where Putin Could Score Next

A massive corruption scandal, a reeling pro-European government, and a breakaway region currently home to Russian troops: All the ingredients are in place for a crisis on NATO’s southern flank.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Putin's Patronage

The rebound of Russia’s largest oil company appears to be a major success story, but the truth is more complicated.

TAI elsewhere

Jason Willick on the inadequacy of the donor class vision for the Republican Party.

Regulate Don't Kill

Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.

A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

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