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Europe

Donald Trump

The symbolism of the fateful 1989 summit between President George H. W. Bush and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev off the coast of Malta wasn’t lost...
Europe

Since the end of the Second World War, American policy makers have occupied themselves with a problem of perennial urgency: can Europe be “fixed?” As...
Europe

In January 2012, the Obama administration decided to bring home two of the four U.S. Army Brigade Combat Teams stationed in Europe. This was a...
kippah

Last week a firestorm erupted in France when Rony Brauman, a former president of the humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders, speculated that the wearing of...
Europe

In the United States, nearly eight years of stagnation, hardship, a pervasive sense of decline, and seemingly insurmountable challenges abroad have taken their toll. Add...

ISIS finally appears to be losing significant areas of territory. Along with Iraqi forces recapturing Ramadi, the group is believed to have been forced to...
russia

A couple of days ago, James Kitfield published in Politico an interview with the outgoing Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, General Martin Dempsey. The title sums it...
refugee crisis

There seemed no end to the teeming tide of Irish that washed ashore in New York City when the famine compelled a mass exodus out...
Syrian civil war

His was one of twelve bodies collected on a Turkish beach on Wednesday. It has become a tragically common site to see the corpses of...
Palestinian refugees

Austrian authorities on Thursday discovered an abandoned truck on a highway near the Hungarian border, packed with the decomposed bodies of 71 dead migrants, including...
Israel

Jonathan Tobin and I have written of the appalling decision, by organizers of a European music festival, to ban an American Jewish performer, merely because...
India with Israel

European officials and European civil society often like to think of themselves as the pinnacle of human rights and morality. In reality, Europe has become...