European Disunion
European Disunion
Cracks Widen in Catalonia

In forcing Catalonia to clarify its intentions on independence, Madrid is chipping away at the separatists’ facade of unity.

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European Disunion
Catalonia and the Malady of Democracy

Spain’s present troubles are a reflection of the challenges facing liberal democracy throughout the West.

European Disunion
Is the Visegrad Group Splitting Apart?

Cracks are showing in the group’s common defiance of Brussels. How significant are they?

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European Disunion
They’ll Be Back

Amidst a bitter internal fight, Germany’s AfD may be staggering, but it isn’t down for the count.

European Disunion
Brussels Browbeats the East over Refugees

A timely reminder that the EU remains as dysfunctional and divided as ever.

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European Disunion
“Tear Down This Wall” at Thirty

A warning to a fissuring West on the anniversary of Reagan’s Brandenburg Gate speech.

European Disunion
Juncker: EU Can’t Extort (or Enforce) Democracy

The Commission’s president admits that the EU’s foundational commitments to democracy and human rights are essentially unenforceable.

European Disunion
Are the Western Balkans Being Re-Balkanized?

The West must fight for this pivotal region—or risk ceding influence to the Kremlin and radical Islamism.

European Disunion
Spain Joins the Mo’ Money Caucus

Pressure on Germany will grow after its elections, as Spain joins France and Italy in a clear call for Eurozone reforms to benefit its indebted southern members.

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European Disunion
Germany Holds the Key to Europe’s Future

The EU’s sense of reprieve after the French Election is an illusion.

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