Andrew A. Michta
On Europe & Security
What Europe Needs to Do
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Five Priorities for Europe’s Transatlantic Strategy

Europe needs to step up its game in terms not just of its own regional security but global security as well.

After a Chaotic Decade
The West Needs a Strategy

A decade of setbacks for the West abroad and at home point to the urgent need for coordinated and coherent strategic thinking.

Sovereignty Redux
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Germany and the Return of a Europe of Nations

The growth of “populism” in European politics is better described as a response by Europe’s populations to Germany’s increasingly dominant position on the Continent.

The Insecurity of the West
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Losing the Nation-State

The liberal international order cannot survive the unraveling of strong national communities that are the baseline of democratic government.

Of Immigration and Nation-States
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Europe’s “Suspended Communities”

The imperative of integrating immigrant communities in Europe into their host nation’s cultures has taken on a new urgency.

European Disunion
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Germany Holds the Key to Europe’s Future

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

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.

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KRGexit

Pretty much everyone: Iraqi Kurdistan’s neighbors threaten devastating responses as Kurds head to the polls.

higher ed in turmoil

An NYT op-ed proposes that rioters ought to be granted control over what events may and may not be held on college campuses.

Oh Snap

Is Shinzo Abe repeating the mistakes of Theresa May?

Setting Sun

President Trump now has the option to levy import tariffs on solar panels that caused “serious injury” to U.S. producers.

the new culture wars

The policy that set in motion a fierce culture war over young people, sex, and the meaning of consent is no more.

Rogue Nations

Trump’s simultaneous confrontation of Pyongyang and Tehran could have unintended consequences.

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