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On Europe & Security
European Disunion
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Germany’s Dilemma

National politics have shaken to the core the once-confident German vision for deeper EU integration.

European Disunion
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Acculturation Is Key to Integration

Europe needs a new consensus on immigration policy.

Forget the Status Quo
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Europe’s Security Dilemma

The presidential election shattered the assumption that the United States would remain committed to European security no matter what. Now Europe has a decision to make.

The Transatlantic Moment
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The United States and Europe Need Each Other

If the U.S. is to meet the global security challenges to come, the next President must make strengthening the alliance with Europe a priority.

MENA Migration Crisis
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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.

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Higher Education Watch

She is right to worry about the political orientation of the academic class and the way it affects our broader public discourse. But the critique she made was not particularly accurate, or productive.

Critical Thinking

Wind and solar have to solve structural problems before they can take over the world.

Duterte Harry

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seems to be tightening his grip over the Senate, sidelining rivals opposed to his drug war.

Fuzzy Math

Riyadh says Saudi Aramco is worth $2 trillion. Analysts say it’s worth as little as $400 billion. Who’s right?

Dutch Election Watch

Whatever the outcome of the Dutch elections, Geert van Wilders has already shifted the public discourse, leading mainstream politicians to tack to the right on the EU and migration.

unions versus the public

The purple state push for public sector union reform is a good thing for taxpayers and quality of governance.

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