May 6, 2015
The British general election may prove as significant for Europe, and even for the United States, as for Britain itself.
Apr 16, 2015
The current transatlantic view of Europe is one of continental political decline, elegant at best but ominous at worst.
Apr 8, 2015
The framework agreement reached last week between the UN "5 plus 1" group and Iran has won general approval internationally, except in Israel and among Benjamin Netanyahu's Republican Party claque in Washington, where such was never expected.
Apr 1, 2015
Russia and the United States are engaged in a profound ideological confrontation -- one that isn't widely understood in Western Europe or even at the White House.
Mar 25, 2015
The first foreign policy speech given by a major Republican presidential prospect, Jeb Bush, in mid-February, was notable for its display of ignorance about the world and its menaces. Unfortunately, such ignorance is common among Republicans.
Mar 19, 2015
Britain, Germany and France are all posting signs of dissent in the West.
Mar 11, 2015
The most devastating criticism that historians are likely to have of Barack Obama's record in the White House is his devastating failure in foreign policy -- a failure that stems from his willingness to leave the warrior ideologues of the State and Defense departments in place after becoming president.
Mar 5, 2015
What has the past year of war inside Ukraine been about?
Feb 25, 2015
A fundamental theme of Israeli propaganda -- and virtually its sole theme under the governments of Benjamin Netanyahu -- has been that anti-Semitism is responsible for the growing criticism of or hostility toward Israel and its policies.
Feb 18, 2015
The murder of Coptic Christians is one more instance of the sheer ignorance that's influencing events in the Middle East.
Feb 11, 2015
Nothing Washington or NATO can do for Ukraine will give it anything approaching an independent ability to expel Russian-reinforced Ukrainian separatists and expel the Russian invaders who support them.
Feb 5, 2015
President Barack Obama himself conceded to the American TV audience (those not watching Super Bowl preparations) that the official U.S. narrative concerning the war in Ukraine is not true.