Tuesday, July 28, 2015
  1. Latin America’s Anti-Corruption Crusade

    Jorge G. Castañeda
  2. Возвращение злого немца

    Joschka Fischer
  3. Соглашение с Ираном опоздало на 10 лет

    Gareth Evans
  4. Europe’s Civil War

    Anne-Marie Slaughter

    Europe’s Civil War


     says that the EU is experiencing an identity crisis similar to that of the US in the 1850s.

    eu flag European Parliament/Flickr

    The recent negotiations over Greece’s debt brought into relief two competing visions of the EU: the flexible, humane, and political union espoused by France, and the legalistic and economy-focused union promoted by Germany. At a time of unprecedented divisions within the Union, which vision will prevail? READ MORE

  5. Germany, Greece, and the Future of Europe

    Jeffrey D. Sachs

    Germany, Greece, and the Future of Europe


     calls the creditors' approach to the Greek debt crisis unwise and unprofessional.

    Angela Merkel and Wolfgang Schäuble Reynaldo Paganelli/ZumaPress

    Germany’s demands have brought Greece to the point of near-collapse, with potentially disastrous consequences for Greece, Europe, and Germany’s global reputation. Maintaining a peaceful and prosperous Europe is Germany’s most vital responsibility; but it is surely its most vital national interest as well. READ MORE

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