Saturday, July 30, 2016
  1. Russia’s Flirtation With Fascism

    Vladislav Inozemtsev

    Russia’s Flirtation With Fascism


     characterizes the regime as a tamer version of the model that took hold in interwar Europe.

    Newsart for Russia’s Flirtation With Fascism Mikhail Metzel/Getty Images

    Western policymakers have struggled to categorize the Russian political system, often resorting to vague phrases such as “illiberal democracy” or “authoritarianism.” If anything, the Russian system should be characterized as proto-fascist – tamer than the interwar European fascist states, but featuring key elements of those regimes. READ MORE

  2. Trump the Traitor

    Bernard-Henri Lévy
  3. Civil Society Against Terrorism

    Dominique Moisi

    Civil Society Against Terrorism


     warns of vigilantism unless Western citizens can contribute to their own security.

    Newsart for Civil Society Against Terrorism NurPhoto/Getty Images

    Relentless populist fear-mongering, fed by genuinely terrifying attacks, is making Europeans irrational. Instead of demanding a return to a time before terrorism, Europeans must become more alert to the risks they face – not just to their safety, but also to their values – and work to minimize them. READ MORE

  4. The EU’s Bold New Strategy

    Javier Solana

    The EU’s Bold New Strategy


     defends European leaders' efforts to press ahead with a comprehensive foreign and security policy.

    Newsart for The EU’s Bold New Strategy Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

    Federica Mogherini, the EU’s high representative for foreign affairs, and her team have presented a Global Strategy for European Security that has clearly defined aims befitting conditions within and beyond Europe's borders. For the faltering European project, the strategy comes just in time. READ MORE

  5. Britain in Search of a Country

    Chris Patten

    Britain in Search of a Country


     surveys the unenviable task of national reconstruction facing Prime Minister Theresa May.

    Newsart for Britain in Search of a Country Jack Taylor/Stringer

    Those who campaigned for the UK to leave the EU, largely on the basis of lies and delusion, have no idea what to do next. But now that the Brexiteers have broken all the crockery in the shop, it is imperative to piece together Britain's national interest from the shards. READ MORE

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