Europe

Argument

Missile Creep

Was giving Patriots to Turkey a step toward war in Syria?

Aaron Stein |

Case Studies

The Anti-Godfather

How a mayor set out to save a Sicilian city from neglect and Mafia influence.

Laura Bacon |

Argument

Return of the Silviosaur

Italian politics these days is like Sunset Boulevard meets Jurassic Park.

James Walston |

Argument

We Were Pirates, Too

Why America was the China of the 19th century. 

Charles R. Morris |

Argument

The Migrant Money Machine

The developed world could make a big difference to the global economy simply by helping migrants to do what comes naturally: send money home.

Peter Passell |

Argument

What the Bloody Hell Is Wrong with You Americans?

Why you should be embarrassed by the fascination with Kate Middleton's womb.

Alex Massie |

Daniel Altman

Cameron's Leap Off the Fiscal Cliff

Britain embraced austerity instead of following the advice of its own economic giants. What was David Cameron thinking?

Daniel Altman |

Dispatch

How Israel Lost Europe

How Benjamin Netanyahu lost friends and Mahmoud Abbas influenced people.

Jonathan Schanzer |

Daniel Altman

The Self-Driving Economy

Will we even need central bankers in a few more years?

Daniel Altman |

Argument

UMP Shaker

France's conservative party is falling apart. Can Nicolas Sarkozy return to rescue it?

Eric Pape |

Argument

Sea Change in Spain

Latin America's economic growth and Europe's debt crisis have turned Ibero-American relations upside down.

Michael Shifter |

Profile

Can You Save Diplomacy From Itself?

Carne Ross's quixotic crusade to help emerging nations get their seat at the table.

Cristina Odone |

Slide Show

The FP Survey: The Wisdom of the Smart Crowd

FP's Global Thinkers weigh in on the year gone by and what's on the horizon for 2013.

Slide Show |

Argument

The Imperfect World of George Soros

The billionaire investor wants to understand what it means to live in a world that we cannot fully understand.

Chrystia Freeland |

Feature

The 'Grexits' of 2013

The four geopolitical buzzwords that could be just around the corner.

Ian Bremmer |

Argument

Moscow-on-Thames

Britain's Conservatives are rolling out the red carpet for Vladimir Putin's wealthy oligarchs.

Michael Weiss |

Argument

The Guns of November

European politicians are talking tough about intervention in the Middle East. If only they had a plan.

Alex Massie |

Feature

The World Is Not Enough

Why does the planet's No. 1 spy never go to the really dangerous places?

Frank Jacobs |

Dispatch

Stardust Across the Pond

Can Obama's magic rub off on David Cameron?

Alex Massie |

Argument

It’s the Stimulus, Stupid

Why Obama won reelection when virtually every other incumbent in the West has been bounced from office.

James Traub |

Argument

The Transatlantic Test

Europe is facing an existential crisis, and it's time the United States recognized it. 

Heather A. Conley |

Dispatch

The Austrian Miracle

What's the secret of Austria's singular success, while the rest of Europe's economies founder?

Dardis McNamee |

Slide Show

Scenes From a Forgotten War

What happened the last time America got bogged down in North Africa.

Slide Show |

Dispatch

The Crisis That Dare Not Speak Its Name

Why Obama and Romney are both afraid to talk about the mess in Europe.

Nick Schifrin |

Argument

No, Obama Did Not Abandon Poland

How the administration has tightened relations with Warsaw.

Stephen J. Flanagan |

Argument

Strategic Misdirection

Are the latest U.S. moves on missile defense making it less safe?

Tom Z. Collina |

Dispatch

UnBonJuif

The return of French anti-Semitism is a lot scarier than just a few nasty tweets.

Eric Pape |

Christian Caryl

In Praise of Apathy

It's time to stop deriding the Americans who refuse to vote. They're trying to tell us something.

Christian Caryl |

Dispatch

The Battle for Britain

Will David Cameron be the prime minister who lost the United Kingdom as we know it?

Alex Massie |

Dispatch

Swiss Cheese

The EU's "strong" sanctions on Iran are full of holes, but might they be enough to prevent the U.S. going to war?

Benjamin Weinthal |