Tuesday, October 25, 2016
  1. America After the Election

    Richard N. Haass

    America After the Election


     speculates about what the US – and the world – can expect once the next president is in power.

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    The one thing that most Americans can agree on nowadays is that the current presidential campaign – which has exposed deep fault lines within American society and damaged the country’s global reputation – has gone on for too long. As it finally nears its conclusion, the time has come to ask: what comes next? READ MORE

  2. Theresa May’s Nasty Britain

    Mark Leonard

    Theresa May’s Nasty Britain


     sees no future for British nativism, despite the government's best efforts to stoke it.

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May, who once warned her fellow Conservatives of the perils of being known as the “nasty party,” is in danger of turning the UK into the nasty country. Britain's cosmopolitan majority needs to stand up to the nativism which fueled the June Brexit referendum – and to which May is now playing. READ MORE

  3. The Brexit Paradox

    Ana Palacio

    The Brexit Paradox


     calls on UK and EU leaders to take urgent steps to minimize uncertainty about the looming divorce.

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    This was supposed to be the month when the world would gain more clarity on the terms of the UK's withdrawal from the EU. But all that has been offered, beyond a deadline for the launch of exit negotiations, is dangerous posturing, which is having an adverse impact on both business and politics. READ MORE

  4. A Progressive Political Alliance for Europe

    Kemal Derviş

    A Progressive Political Alliance for Europe


     believes that the key to transforming the EU is a new alignment of moderate parties.

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    If moderate forces in France and Germany fail to join together to create what the US historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., called the “vital center,” the assault on economic openness and liberal democracy will gain traction. In this sense, the French and German elections will turn 2017 into be a make-or-break year for the EU. READ MORE

  5. Taking North Korea Seriously

    Carl Bildt

    Taking North Korea Seriously


     thinks that if China is to rein in its volatile client, its legitimate concerns must be addressed.

    Newsart for Taking North Korea Seriously Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images

    While the crisis in Syria may be the most urgent conflict the next US president will have to address, developments in North Korea could well turn out to be the most intractable. The only way to address them effectively is to get China on board. READ MORE

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