Stephan Richter

Stephan Richter, from Berlin, is the publisher and editor-in-chief of The Globalist. [Berlin/Germany]

The US and Iran: Between Obsession and Forgetfulness

The Trump Administration’s obsession with the Iran nuclear deal cannot obscure the U.S. role in strengthening Iran.

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Burying Air Berlin: The Curious World of French Pragmatism, German Statism

The loser in the Air Berlin game, as the government played it, are Germany’s citizens, consumers and air travelers.

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The American Un-Society

The Las Vegas massacre has exposed that the idea of the existence of an American “society” is increasingly becoming pure fiction.

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Hillary: The Perfect One

A self-indulgent campaign memoir from the unsuccessful U.S. presidential candidate does little to get Democrats back on track.

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Germany: More Lenient on Brexit?

An email dialogue between London and Berlin.

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The US Democrats’ Failing Turnaround Strategy

Trumpism, like most radical right-wing movements, is fueled by resentment, not economics. Trump voters are like Russians voting for Putin.

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A Personal Note: Germany and Poland

It is because I admire the great nation of Poland that I must call a spade a spade.

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The Turkification of Poland: Kaczynski Vs. Duda

Why is Kaczynski, a staunch Catholic, leading his rightfully proud nation toward its own Turkification?

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President Mike Pence?

Where Donald Trump is undisciplined and entertaining, Mike Pence is very disciplined and boring. But that discipline will not benefit the Americans at large.

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The Liberal International Order: Just Who Shredded It?

Blaming Putin cannot cover up the noxious combination of collective U.S. amnesia and the transparent shift of accountability for the proper conduct in international affairs.

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