Stephan Richter

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

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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Angela Merkel: Ever-Lasting Woman Leader?

Among countries with populations of at least 100,000 people, which woman holds the record for the longest uninterrupted tenure as the elected head of government?

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Brexit: Full Amputation or Gentle Separation?

The more Theresa May digs in, the less the British people know how much Brexit they really want.

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Qatar: Is Mr. Trump Striking the Match for a Little War?

America’s much-vaunted checks and balances do not really apply to U.S. foreign policy. That is a big problem.

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