Stephan Richter

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

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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Iran and the Saudi Deflection Campaign

Donald Trump has no idea that the principal source of support, financial and ideological, that Salafist terrorists use has Saudi Arabia written all over it.

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Qatar et al.: Donald Trump as a Saudi Lobbyist

Between two bad actors at odds in the Gulf, the U.S. President has volunteered to take sides. Aiding and abetting Saudi Arabia is dangerous.

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Qatar and the Muslim Brotherhood

Qatar makes longer-term investments in religious or ideological factions.

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Give Donald Trump Credit: Europe’s United

No U.S. President in recent memory has done more to strengthen Europe’s willingness to work together than Donald Trump.

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Brexit: Why the EU Will Continue to Stand Firm

With Theresa May greatly weakened, and the UK likely facing new elections and/or a new Prime Minister soon, it makes little sense for the EU to negotiate with her in earnest.

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Theresa May: A Perfect Symbol for the UK

Britain and the EU

It isn’t just the UK Prime Minister who is confused about what kind of UK she wants. So is the rest of the country.

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