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Europe

Democracy Dies in Disinformation

Democracy Dies in Disinformation

Autocrats may think the internet is their best friend, but democracies can give facts a fighting chance.

Steven Feldstein, Peter Pomerantsev
France’s Vanishing Center

France’s Vanishing Center

American Purpose editorial board member Patrick Chamorel draws parallels between two French presidents of the center, Giscard and Macron. Can Macron modernize the economy, keep the EU together, and stop his country from falling apart?

Patrick Chamorel
China’s Transatlantic Wedge Strategy
Interview

China’s Transatlantic Wedge Strategy

European Parliamentarian and former co-chairman of the German Green Party Reinhard Bütikofer speaks with American Purpose about Beijing’s Europe strategy and how the EU isn’t even close to getting over Trump’s offenses.

Reinhard Bütikofer, Gary J. Schmitt, Craig Kennedy
The Illiberal Contagion
Books

The Illiberal Contagion

We can only hope that it’s self-limiting.

Gabriel Schoenfeld
Neoliberalism: The Rise and Fall
Books

Neoliberalism: The Rise and Fall

Neoliberalism spread like wildfire through the democratic parties of the West. We’re now looking at the ashes.

Didi Kuo
The Wild Waltz of Democracy

The Wild Waltz of Democracy

If Don Camillo and Peppone could figure out how to compromise, there’s hope for the Republican Party yet.

Hannes Stein
Arc of Progress?
Books

Arc of Progress?

Does faith in historical progress explain colonial brutality? Priya Satia suspects so.

Nick Burns
Dressing for Dinner

Dressing for Dinner

We can’t reclaim our place at the head of the table if we’re dragging our grandfathers’ State Department behind us. The first in a series of three articles from the author’s forthcoming book.

Michael McFaul