The three candidates to succeed Angela Merkel as German Chancellor are woefully unprepared to deal with geopolitical pressures.
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.
Are we finally reaching the post-ideological age? Given the complexity of today’s world, that would represent major progress.
Will key European leaders join Biden’s approach on fighting kleptocratic regimes, whether Russia, China, Iran or Turkey?
Germany has always been an inspiration to Japan since the country opened itself up. These days, it may be Angela Merkel and her brand of leadership that inspires Japan the most.
Should the Democratic Party be fortunate enough to rise to power again, the question arises: What will they do with it?
Adam Smith was no blind worshipper of the market economy. He pointed to many of the deformations of human behavior that we still deplore today.
To rein in the present political “Age of Anger,” everyone must suspend the belief that their way of life is morally superior.
The domestic set-up in the US, with two dominant political parties, is not conducive to constructive engagement. It favors paralysis or overreach.