Climate change simply cannot be adequately addressed without increased awareness and more ambitious targets. It is in these moments where lack of American vision, leverage, and capable leadership is most keenly felt.
Category Archives: Europe
A series of major summits have come and gone and the problem of migration persists. Until the European Union and groups such as the G20 or G7 commit to real and immediate policy changes, ad hoc deal-making will remain the norm.Read more
For the members of the G-20 to practice what the communiques preach, they would have to fundamentally shift their approach to domestic policy for the greater good. A leaderless G-20 will never do such a thing.Read more
The UK has voluntarily abdicated its role as a global economic power, and the rest of the world is scrabbling for Britain’s remains.Read more
Both the NATO and G7 meeting should have presented Mr. Trump with an easy win, Instead, President Trump has accelerated the erosion of American influence by further incentivizing traditional allies to look elsewhere.Read more
For the French election to prove anything but a brief respite from creeping far-right extremism, Mr. Macron will need to forge a legislative coalition within France, establish a strong partnership with other pro-EU leaders without, and above all deliver on the calls for fundamental reform which elevated him.Read more
A victory for the far-right in France would represent a crushing blow to the European project, effectively achieving Ms. Le Pen’s “domino effect” in one fell swoop.Read more