Europe

The List

Do Not Despair, Ye Flaccid, Loveless Hordes

Fleshy oysters and severed phalluses: The best sexual stimulants from around the world.

Catherine A. Traywick |

COLUMN

The 750 Million Dollar Man

How a Swiss commodities giant used shell companies to make an Angolan general three-quarters of a billion dollars richer.

Michael Weiss |

Argument

The GOP's Savior Is French

How the right-wing demagogue politician Marine Le Pen can save the floundering Republican Party.

James Poulos |

Argument

The French Connection

Why it's time to build a new special relationship between Washington and Paris.    

James Stavridis |

COLUMN

There's Something Rotten in Hogsmeade

Snowden-esque scandals at the Ministry of Magic (and Ron and Hermione got a divorce).

Daniel W. Drezner |

The List

Carpetbagging the Olympics

How to ski for Dominica if you're an Italian couple from Staten Island.

Hanna Kozlowska |

COLUMN

Boiled Sausage and $1 Vodka

My teenage trip in the glory days of Soviet Sochi.

James Traub |

In Box

The Longitude of Latitude

Could rising temperatures hurt democracy?

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

In Box

Leftists for Life

Why the Great Recession's "lost generation" may be lost to the right wing -- forever.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

COLUMN

Waiting for Davos Woman

Why culture is not a virtue.

David Rothkopf |

In Box

Stockholm's Singles Syndrome

Why the unmarried and childless are singing the welfare state blues.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

COLUMN

Altitude Sickness

Why does Davos so often get the world's big questions wrong?

Daniel W. Drezner |

Report

Green Means Stop

Europe is worried it can be a clean-energy paradise or a competitive economy -- but not both.

Keith Johnson |

Report

The Frenzy

Why is Western Europe hysterical over a swarm of criminal, scrounging immigrants that doesn’t actually exist?

Harriet Salem |

Dispatch

The Italian Job

Inside the shadowy $4 million ransom payment to release two kidnapped Europeans in Syria.

Harald Doornbos |

Dispatch

Divorce Istanbul-Style

Why Turkey's nasty Gulen-Erdogan fight is making for some strange bedfellows.

Piotr Zalewski |

Argument

Something Rotten in the State of Denmark

How one of the world’s major shipping companies is hindering the fight against world hunger.

John Norris |

Dispatch

Screwball

How Germany’s progressive prostitution law backfired and turned it into the bordello of Europe.

Paul Hockenos |

Report

Acquitted in Court, Still Blacklisted by the U.S.

The United States sanctioned Ante Gotovina when he was a fugitive fleeing war crimes charges. Now he's a free man, but still on the list.

Jamila Trindle |

Argument

Death to the Republic

Did François Hollande single-handedly kill the state Charles de Gaulle made?

Robert Zaretsky |

Rebuttal

The Tiger Is Back

Why Ireland's economy really is on the rebound.

Anne Anderson |

Slide Show

2013: A Year in Protests

From the Vatican to Brazil, from Paris to Bahrain, a global tour of the year the street roared.

Slide Show |

Feature

Longform's Picks of the Week

The best stories from around the world.

Katelyn Fossett |

Slide Show

The Most Memorable Photos of 2013

The events that shaped 2013 -- and the photos we won't forget.

Slide Show |

Argument

The End of Erdogan?

Why a power struggle over Turkey's deep state could bring down the government.

John Hannah |

Report

Can Europe Frack Itself to Energy Independence?

Europe wants to replicate America's shale gas boom. Will it succeed?

Keith Johnson |

Argument

The Celtic Cougar

Why Ireland's economy only looks good from afar.

Sean Kay |

The Pulse

T-Tipped

Americans love Europe and free trade. But is the pending trade deal facing choppy waters?

Bruce Stokes |

Argument

Back in the USSR

The Ukraine protests aren’t about the dream of Europe, but the fear of a Belarusian nightmare.

Michael Weiss |