Europe

Argument

Dancing in the Streets

Iranians and Turks are voting with their feet, but are these countries moving in opposite directions?

Barbara Slavin |

Daniel Altman

Calling Out the Austerians

Why starving the beast will kill the U.S. economy.

Daniel Altman |

Argument

Wings of Change

Which faction of Turkey's ruling party will emerge the strongest after the Istanbul protests?

Aaron Stein |

Argument

Turkey’s Secular Awakening

The protests across Istanbul aren’t about Islamism, the elite, or even religion writ large -- they're a call for a real liberal democracy.

Whit Mason |

Dispatch

On Your Left, the Decline and Fall

Visiting Brussels soon? A new museum offers a peek into the future to see how the European dream died.

Gareth Harding |

Argument

A Body in Search of a Head

The EU can't get its act together when it comes to a common foreign policy. But it's common economics that's screwed the Syrian rebels.

Robert Zaretsky |

Argument

New Asia, Old Europe

Does one obscure Austrian philosopher have the blueprint for the U.S. pivot to Asia?

Frank Jacobs |

Dept Of Secrets

War Scare

The real-life war game that almost led to nuclear armageddon.

Nate Jones |

Feature

From Winterfell to King's Landing

How the cartography of Game of Thrones explains the world.

Frank Jacobs |

Dispatch

Spanish Flu

Spain's economy should be taking a turn for the better. So what's wrong?

James Badcock |

Argument

No, the Spanish Can’t Be More German

And other myths of the euro crisis.

Michael Pettis |

Argument

Russia's Energy Bully Takes a Fall

Just a few years ago, Gazprom had Europe eating out of its hand. But now, the energy giant -- and Putin's power base -- looks set for hard times.

Alexandros Petersen |

Argument

The Special Relationship Under Austerity

Increasing NATO's bang in a time of fewer bucks.

Philip Hammond |

Dispatch

The Rise of Germany's Tea Party

Could a brand-new, anti-euro political movement threaten Merkel's quest for a third term?

Benjamin Weinthal |

Argument

France's Forgotten War

Mali is old news in Paris. Now it’s all gay marriage all the time.

Robert Zaretsky |

Think Again

Think Again: European Decline

Sure, it may seem as if Europe is down and out. But things are far, far better than they look.

Mark Leonard |

Think Again

Think Again: Austerity

The big spenders are wrong: Maintaining sustainable budgets is essential to economic growth.

Anders Aslund |

Dispatch

Death by a Thousand Cuts

Just one year into François Hollande's presidency, he's on the ropes and praying for a miracle.

Eric Pape |

Feature

Divorce, Italian Style

How the plan to save Italy by cutting it into pieces was hatched at a small restaurant in Rome. Or so one could imagine…

Gianni Riotta |

Dept Of Secrets

Thatcher's Foreign Policy 'Failure'

She wanted Gorbachev to stop the reunification of Germany.

Tom Blanton |

Slide Show

The Iron Lady vs. The Iron Curtain

Photos of Margaret Thatcher from her days as one of the world’s foremost cold warriors.

Slide Show |

Dispatch

The Shadow of the Iron Lady

Why Margaret Thatcher still makes life difficult for Britain's Conservatives.

Alex Massie |

Dispatch

The Jew in a Box

What does it say about Germany today that in order to see some Jews you’ve got to go to a museum?

Benjamin Weinthal |

Dispatch

Rubles in the Sun

Is Vladimir Putin the big winner of the Cypriot banking crisis?

Anna Nemtsova |

Profile

Who's the Most Powerful Woman in the World?

Hint: It's not Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg. She lives in Berlin and is key to solving the euro crisis.

Jeffrey Gedmin |

Argument

'Face' and Something 'Delicious'

What Mao and Stalin’s first awkward meeting tells us about Xi Jinping’s confident trip to see Vladimir Putin.

Sergey Radchenko |

Daniel Altman

The Euro Is Killing Europe

From Cyprus to Portugal, the common currency has been a disaster.

Daniel Altman |

Argument

Egypt's Financial High Noon

Cairo needs to tackle its subsidy addiction. And yes, it’s not going to be easy.

Isobel Coleman |

Dispatch

The Clown Prince Across the Water

Could Boris Johnson actually end up as Britain's prime minister?

Alex Massie |

Argument

The Best of All Possible Bailouts

Don’t listen to Paul Krugman (and definitely don’t listen to Vladimir Putin). The European plan is Cyprus’s best chance for recovery.

Anders Aslund |