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The U.K. in the 1970s and Today: Déja Vu All Over Again

We had rising inflation and unemployment. Same today.

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Italy’s Populist Racists Badly Bruised

Salvini, Meloni and the hard right have to contend with a resurgence of the center left in Italy’s most important urban centers.

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Britain’s Future: Back to the Stone Age

Boris Johnson’s Brexit maneuver is backfiring on store shelves and crippling the country’s logistics. But the British PM is a master of cynical, but well-timed distractions.

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AUKUS Deal: Europe’s Global Strategy Falls Short

Europe needs to make clear proposals to the U.S. in its Indo-Pacific strategy to set a common approach to China.

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Huntington Reloaded: Reflections on German Escapism

The three candidates to succeed Angela Merkel as German Chancellor are woefully unprepared to deal with geopolitical pressures.

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Sankt Angela of Europe?

As the long-time German chancellor completes her last term in office, it isn’t just her own center-right party that is struggling at the polls.

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Olaf Scholz: The CDU’s Best Chancellor Candidate

If Germany’s CDU had used an executive search firm to find a successor for Angela Merkel as Chancellor, it would have probably come up with an intriguing proposition.

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Transatlantic Relations After the Afghanistan Debacle

Reflections on the need to guard against the false prophets of making hay out of the current situation by effectively doing China’s bidding inside Europe, especially inside Germany.

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EU Strategic Autonomy in Afghanistan? The View from Delhi

The EU’s foreign policy approaches to Iran and Afghanistan demonstrate the challenges for the world’s middle powers.

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Boris Johnson: Just blame the French!

The British Prime Minister resorts to an age-old political ploy of UK politics, blaming the French.

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