What will historians say a century from now, if they still exist? That the most intelligent known species in the universe lost its mind.
Since WWII, such views were taboo in Europe, but today they are openly expressed by political leaders—part of a populist surge in the face of globalization and mass migration.
President Trump's unexpected success mirrors that of right-wing leaders in Eastern Europe, like Poland's Stanislaw Tyminski and Hungary's Viktor Orbán.
The U.S. frets when the Kremlin moves past the Russian border, but it would never pull its special operations units away from the country's doorstep.
Playing "a dangerous game," NATO pushes allies to send more troops and military equipment to Eastern Europe.
Four years after leaving, the U.S.-led western military alliance is planning to renew operations in the country by training officers to help fight Islamic State.
Saber-rattling in response to alleged Russian expansionism is the latest in a series of dramatic breaks from the post-Cold War detente between Russia and the U.S.-led West.
Ivan Krastev, chairman of the Center for Liberal Strategies in Sofia, Bulgaria, notes that economic austerity is driving away his country's best and brightest.