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What Macron Means
The Youth Vote and the Future of Europe

The EU is at risk of creating a new lost generation—adrift without purpose, apathetic, without vision, and ripe for firebrand politicians to mobilize them.

Supply Side
The Specter Haunting France (and Europe)

France’s election is showing how the big political story across Europe is less the rise of populism than the utter collapse of the Left.

Unpacking the "Trump Effect"
Will Populist Leaders Make Voters Love Putin?

Despite recent shifts, most voters still don’t like Russia. But dislike for the establishment is strong and growing, and Vladimir Putin is exploiting the opening.

Ukraine
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Justice for the Victims of Flight MH17

The just-released Dutch-led report on the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine should bolster the case for renewing sanctions on Putin’s lawless regime.

After Austria
Playing With Fire

Austria’s presidential elections last week should be a wake-up call to centrist European parties. Did they get the message?

Far-Right Rising
Europe’s Failing Dream

Europe’s failure to create a coherent civic identity for its citizens has left the door open for the continent’s various far-right parties. And they’re not hesitating to seize the opportunity.

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The Way Forward

Democrats had better wake up and compete, or they risk another shellacking next year—and in 2020.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Top British officials are announcing a new naval priority: challenging Beijing’s claims in the South China Sea.

American Innovation

It’s innovative projects like this that will rescue America’s healthcare system.

The Importance of Reinvestment

Conventional producers are slashing costs and once again reinvesting in new projects.

String of Pearls

After ensnaring Sri Lanka in a debt trap, China is poised to profit by acquiring a strategic port on the Indian Ocean.

Allies

It is hard to imagine any other NATO member hosting ships from a navy that is busily building islands in South China sea—not to mention carrying out live-fire drills in the Mediterranean.

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