The new president seems ignorant of the past and mistakes NATO’s 2-percent spending goal for loyalty.
Nick Ottens is an author and political analyst from the Netherlands who specializes in political trends in Europe and North America. He owns and edits the Atlantic Sentinel and was formerly a Europe correspondent for The Prague Post and a project manager for the Wikistrat consultancy.
In her battle for control of the party, Susana Díaz must convince Socialists their best hopes lie in the center.
Unlike Russia and the United States, China doesn’t seek to upend the current world system.
Tax cuts, higher defense spending and eco-friendly reforms could be part of the next government’s program.
Donald Trump’s plan to “bomb the hell” out of the Islamic State has been wisely toned down by his generals.
If a vote for Martin Schulz is potentially a vote for the far left, Germans may prefer the safety of Angela Merkel.
There are big policy differences between the liberals and the Greens, but those are the parties that won the election.
Jarosław Kaczyński previously resisted a one-size-fits-all approach to European integration and rightly so.
From no interruption of trade to a “not apocalyptic” change, the United Kingdom has come a long way.
Three of the five top contenders for the French presidency make excuses for Vladimir Putin’s Russia.
Should Labor attempt to lure back working-class voters or side with the socially progressive middle class?
Most liberal Democrats and Greens have university degrees. Few Freedom and Socialist Party voters do.