Poland’s Law and Justice party can’t let historical grievances stand in the way of an alliance with Germany.
Germany’s Social Democrats hope that accommodation will moderate Russia’s behavior. They’re wrong.
Today’s challenges are too big for any one nation state to tackle. Europe in particular needs to work together.
The alliance sends troops to its northeasternmost member states but shies away from building new bases.
The Allies looked at various options before settling on the east-west split that defined the Cold War.
Closer relations with the United States help Vietnam balance against China and promote its trade.
Russia’s dimming economic prospects and domineering behavior make China an attractive alternative.
Splitting the country in three would not make Iraq more governable. What it needs is different leadership.
For Montenegro, membership is about making a choice to be Western. For NATO, it’s about closing a gap.
Redrawing a state’s borders can have calamitous effects, even when it is done with the right intentions.
Geert Hofstede’s cultural dimensions theory helps us understand why states behave the way they do.
Urbanization will make governing much more complicated, but potentially better if done right.