Andrew A. Michta
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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.

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Sovereignty Redux
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.

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The Insecurity of the West
Losing the Nation-State

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

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

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

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European Disunion
Germany Holds the Key to Europe’s Future

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

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New World Disorder
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.

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European Bellwethers
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.

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European Disunion
Germany’s Dilemma

National politics have shaken to the core the once-confident German vision for deeper EU integration.

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European Disunion
Acculturation Is Key to Integration

Europe needs a new consensus on immigration policy.

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Forget the Status Quo
Europe’s Security Dilemma

The presidential election shattered the assumption that the United States would remain committed to European security no matter what. Now Europe has a decision to make.

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