The importance of this mission to Europe’s long-term success in Chancellor Merkel’s mind represents why the Chancellor and President Trump have developed such a fraught relationship.
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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
The loss of Britain allows France to properly balance the German centre of gravity. It will instead be based on France’s comparative advantages on the global stage.Read more
With other EU powers struggling to take on a stronger position in this time of need, Italy might be in the best position to undertake such a role.Read more
Contrary to all the angst, the shock, and the incomprehension that current commentaries seek to raise about global populism, all of this has happened before, and all of this will happen again.Read more
Brexit ultimately decided that being British was defined by “not being European,” reflecting a toxic cocktail of middle class economic discontent, nationalism, and xenophobia.Read more
European states have generally executed restraint when it comes to the disputes over the sovereignty of the South China Sea, which is what makes France’s forceful late entry into the debate an interesting occurrence, although timely and legitimate.Read more