Tuesday, February 9, 2016
  1. China’s Rule of Fear

    Minxin Pei

    China’s Rule of Fear


     warns that the totalitarian relics inhabiting the country's institutions are being dusted off.

    Armed policemen in China

    China is once again gripped by fear. From the inner sanctum of the Chinese Communist Party to university lecture halls and executive suites, the specter of harsh accusations and harsher punishment is stalking China’s political, intellectual, and business elites. READ MORE

  2. The Limits of German Power

    Volker Perthes

    The Limits of German Power


     pins hope of a greater global role on a strong, unified European foreign and defense policy.

    Darts with French, German, and British flag designs

    In the last two years, Germany has adopted leadership roles regarding the conflict in Ukraine, the civil war in Syria, and the refugee crisis. While this is a welcome development, German leaders must bear in mind that their country's EU membership remains its most potent source of power. READ MORE

  3. Домино нефтяных диктаторов

    Bill Emmott
  4. Europe’s Necessary European

    Peter Sutherland

    Europe’s Necessary European


     on why German Chancellor Angela Merkel embodies the leadership that the EU needs.

    Angela Merkel Emmanuele Contini/NurPhoto via ZUMA Press

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel stands in the tradition of Walter Hallstein, the first president of the European Community, who spoke of a Europe “without military divisions relying on the rule of law.” When she argues that EU governments' response to the refugee crisis threatens Europe, it is Hallstein's vision that she has in mind. READ MORE

  5. Справедливость для Литвиненко

    Alex Goldfarb

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