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.
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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.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 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
TTIP, should it eventually pass, would not only spur economic growth but would also send a positive message about the transatlantic relationship whose role as a global bedrock has been muddled in recent years.Read more
Tensions have risen between EU leaders disputing appropriate responses to the refugee and migrant crisis, exposing the EU’s weaknesses and its lack of coordination capacities in guiding the Balkan states who often suffer from migration waves of their own.Read more