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The Emerging European Politics
The Emerging European Politics
Political Polarization Proceeds in Europe

Far-right waxes in Germany & Austria, far-left in Spain.

The Emerging European Politics
Where’s the Portuguese Syriza?

The country has not benefited from the euro, but no insurgent party has developed.

The Emerging European Politics
A Tale of Two Spains

One half of Spain takes the hardest line on Greece; the other wants it to have the best deal. Why? Europe’s new political realities.

The Emerging European Politics
As Goes Syriza, So Goes Podemos

As pan-Mediterranean leftist ties deepen, the parties may fall as well as rise together.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

The real stumbling block to Democratic legislative power.

brave new world

An Australian account of China’s gains doubles as a bleak assessment of Obama’s legacy in the region.

Crude Economics

London is using both carrot and stick to keep offshore oil output up.

Greeks Bearing Debts

Greece’s recurrent crisis is the result of bad Greek and German decisions alike. Only one is in year eight of a depression as a result.

Frack Baby Frack

Abundant shale gas brought natural gas prices to historic lows—and made the US a net exporter of the hydrocarbon.

WRM Elsewhere

Walter Russell Mead tackles the question.

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