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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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What's In a Deal?

Support for the Paris deal is coming from surprising places—Republican lawmakers, corporate America, and the fossil fuel industry.


A new elite initiative to shield itself from accountability.

National Insecurity

The breaches of American security during the past eight years were even worse than we knew.

Europe's War on the Internet

Germany adopts, EU considers, new restrictions on internet speech. But is ideology or protectionism to blame?

One Man; One Vote

As party leader, Erdogan will further guarantee his personal control of the state.

Going Ballistic

North Korea is giving no respite to South Korea’s new pro-engagement president.

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