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Andrew A. Michta
On Europe & Security
New World Disorder
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The Deconstruction of the West

The greatest threat to the liberal international order comes not from Russia, China, or jihadist terror but from the self-induced deconstruction of Western culture.

European Bellwethers
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Immigration Fatigue Defines Dutch Elections

No matter the outcome, tomorrow’s parliamentary elections in the Netherlands will widen the divisions between European elites and publics.

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.

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After the MOAB

Secretary Mattis arrives in Kabul on a surprise visit after the deadliest attack on the Afghan military since the start of the war.

Asia's Game of Thrones

It won’t transform the balance of power overnight, but it may spook the neighbors.

EU's Future

Will a win for the “radical center” signal anything more than a slow decline of the status quo toward failure?

Blue Boondoggles

If federalism means anything at all, it means that states and cities should, unless some grave emergency exists, be responsible for their own transit and transportation infrastructure.

Power Shift

For the first time in more than 130 years, the UK is going a day without burning coal for power.

Money

It’s vital that we make sure that the great wealth-creating machine is ready for the millennial generation.

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