The American Interest (21)

The Twilight of an Era in Europe

Four key currents are reshaping and redefining the European project, whether Europe's leaders like it or not. The post The Twilight of an Era in Europe appeared first on The American Interest.

The New New Europe

Centrist, pro-EU parties are emerging in the Visegrad countries. Can they gain traction? The post The New New Europe appeared first on The American Interest.

America's Emissions Are Still Declining Under Trump

The EIA projects US energy-related greenhouse gas emissions will continue to fall this year. The post America's Emissions Are Still Declining Under Trump appeared first on The American Interest.

Cracks Widen in Catalonia

In forcing Catalonia to clarify its intentions on independence, Madrid is chipping away at the separatists' facade of unity. The post Cracks Widen in Catalonia appeared first on The American Interest.

Is There a Crisis of Liberal Democracy?

We have entered a new era in which two great-power adversaries are threatening our democratic way of life with great subtlety and sophistication. The post Is There a Crisis of Liberal Democracy? appeared first on The American Interest.

Monk at a Hundred

Thelonious Monk was a bebop pioneer who swiftly left that medium behind for a style of music entirely his own making. The post Monk at a Hundred appeared first on The American Interest.

The Precedent-Setting Trial in Paris

Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue of Equitorial Guinea is not only facing the prospect of forfeiting his ill-gotten wealth. He may also be looking at a prison term. The post The Precedent-Setting Trial in Paris appeared first on The American Interest.

How Effective Is China's Foreign Aid?

A new data dive offers mixed evidence, confirming some prevailing narratives and confounding others. The post How Effective Is China's Foreign Aid? appeared first on The American Interest.

Where's the Trust?

Collapsing social trust is the biggest problem we don't discuss. The post Where's the Trust? appeared first on The American Interest.

The Shameful State of Debate on the Iran Deal

Americans deserve in-depth commentary and analysis about the merits and faults of the Iran nuclear deal. They are not getting it. The post The Shameful State of Debate on the Iran Deal appeared first on The American Interest.

Politico: China Abducted American With Impunity

Another disturbing chapter in the Obama-era spy wars. The post Politico: China Abducted American With Impunity appeared first on The American Interest.

Burying Carbon in Iceland

A Swiss company is attempting to capture CO2 from the air and turn it into stone. The post Burying Carbon in Iceland appeared first on The American Interest.

Erdogan's High-Stakes Game

Erdoğan's latest contretemps with the United States could end up doing irreparable harm to the U.S.-Turkish relationship. The post Erdogan's High-Stakes Game appeared first on The American Interest.

The Bittersweet Fruits of Trump's North Korea Policy

The administration is notching a series of tactical victories in isolating Pyongyang—but in service of a strategic objective that is widely seen as unachievable. The post The Bittersweet Fruits of Trump's North Korea Policy appeared first on The American Interest.

The Downfall of the American-Turkish Alliance

The U.S. and Turkey have halted consular services. It's an unprecedented display of how far the U.S. relationship with Turkey has fallen. The post The Downfall of the American-Turkish Alliance appeared first on The American Interest.

Yes, Mr. President—Sovereignty!

The President's speech to the UN General Assembly last month contained the beginnings of a good idea for U.S. foreign policy. Now let's see if he runs with it. The post Yes, Mr. President—Sovereignty! appeared first on The American Interest.

The 800-Pound Gorilla in Hurricane Season

You don't see him, then you do see him, and then you don't again. The post The 800-Pound Gorilla in Hurricane Season appeared first on The American Interest.

Academic Freedom in an Era of Globalization

The campus free speech wars aren't the only threat to American higher education. The post Academic Freedom in an Era of Globalization appeared first on The American Interest.

Is the India-China Border Heating Up Again?

Up to 1,000 Chinese troops are lingering near disputed terrain with India, building a road near the site of this summer's face-off. The post Is the India-China Border Heating Up Again? appeared first on The American Interest.

Can Europe Reform its Carbon Market?

The system needs a fix, but national politics could get in the way. The post Can Europe Reform its Carbon Market? appeared first on The American Interest.

The Russia Lobby Flops in Canada

In Canada, Moscow's influence campaigns aren't all they're cracked up to be. The post The Russia Lobby Flops in Canada appeared first on The American Interest.