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The New Europe
The New Europe
Populist Anti-Semitism Keeps Popping Up

AfD members quit in Holocaust-denial fight in Germany.

The New Europe
Confident Germany Takes Swipe at Western Allies

Germany has started the year off with a bang. German exports and manufacturing are booming, and two ministers in Angela Merkel’s new cabinet took public pot shots at key Western allies. Germany has emerged as the top power in Europe, and they want to make sure everyone knows it.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

Horn of Africa

…and that may not be such a bad thing.

The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.


Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

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