Andrew A. Michta
On Europe & Security
The Transatlantic Moment
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The United States and Europe Need Each Other

If the U.S. is to meet the global security challenges to come, the next President must make strengthening the alliance with Europe a priority.

MENA Migration Crisis
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Europe’s Immigration Fatigue

Europe continues to fragment as an anti-immigrant backlash gathers strength.

Of Peasants and Pitchforks
A Wake Up Call for Western Elites

Rebellion is stirring in the West, and maybe that’s not a bad thing.

After the Summit
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NATO Must Invest Real Money to Stay in Business

Europe has yet another chance to get serious about defense spending. Will it squander the moment?

Countdown to the NATO Summit
After Brexit, Europe’s Security Will Get Even More Complicated

The UK’s vote to leave the European Union will make Europe more inward looking and less able to act.

Countdown to the NATO Summit
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Demography and Migration Are Reshaping the Transatlantic Alliance

If demographic projections hold, NATO is in even bigger trouble than we thought.

Countdown to the NATO Summit
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Partial Answers to the Russia Question

In the run-up to July’s NATO summit, the question for the United States remains what kind of commitments will convince Moscow to take NATO’s Article 5 guarantees seriously.

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The Return of “In-Between” Europe

Geopolitics has returned to Europe not because history has been forgotten, but because it has been remembered all too well.

Migration and Its Discontents
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Merkel’s Twilight Begins

There is one enduring lesson from Angela Merkel’s big political defeat this weekend that bears repeating on both sides of the Atlantic: This is what happens when you don’t listen to your citizens.

Clinton v. Trump?
Europe Begins to Worry

Whoever wins in November, Europeans fear that collective security and Transatlantic relations will not return to center stage.

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Hugging the News Cycle
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.

The Ethanol Expansion

Corn ethanol may be a good fit for China, but it’s still a disastrous policy here in the United States.

Land of the Rising Gun

As North Korea’s missiles fly over Japan, the debate about Tokyo’s defense posture is heating up.

Russia and the West

NATO is alarmed about Moscow’s major military exercises with Belarus—but too much panic could play right into Russia’s hands.

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