Jeffrey Gedmin
Russia and the West
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Gerhard Schröder: Donald Trump’s Doppelgänger?

Both men are the kind of self-dealer Putin excels at manipulating.

The Man from Dresden
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Reading Putin in Hamburg

Putin is no businessman, ready to make a good deal. He is a manipulator, through and through.

That Vision Thing
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Losing Our Grip, from Paris to Podgorica to London

Ralph Waldo Emerson gave us “the shot heard round the world”; Donald J. Trump, the shove felt cross the planet.

Six Lessons
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Protecting America’s Voice Abroad

A memo to the new CEO of U.S. international media.

Russia and the West
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Losing America’s Voice—and More

Moscow lost the Cold War. Will Vladimir Putin win the peace?

2016
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Trump’s Know-Nothing Foreign Policy

Who needs expertise, when you have the “art of the deal”?

Nationalism Rising
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Making Europe Safe for Nationalism, and Vice Versa

It’s the end of the EU as we know it.

Thinking Ahead
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Alone in the World

What happens if we defeat ISIS—only to find that the EU and NATO have fallen apart?

The West and Russia
Forget Russia in Syria

Putin has his agenda. It’s time we stop reacting to his—and get back to ours.

the migrant crisis
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Saving the West

Republicans want America to lead again. What happens if the EU’s migration crisis decimates the EU—and our closest allies are neither capable nor willing to follow?

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Hugging the News Cycle
Spanish Secession

The EU is walking a fine line as it uneasily backs Spain’s clampdown on Catalan separatists.

Examining the Energiewende

On the heels of news that Berlin will fall short of an emissions target, a new study says Germany will miss a renewable energy consumption goal.

the marketplace of ideas

The problem for liberalism on college campuses isn’t the failure to teach Mill and Madison.

German Election Watch

Polls in Germany show strong support for Merkel and the status quo—but storm clouds loom beyond Sunday’s elections.

Crude Economics

The UK’s most important energy resource is on the rebound.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As Myanmar cracks down on the Rohingya and the West wags fingers, Beijing sees an opportunity.

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