Syria and the Fact No One Mentions

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Dec. 16, 2015 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov have reached an agreement, but there’s far more to consider than just Bashar al-Assad or his regime leaving.

Merkel, Muslims and the Problem of Multiculturalism

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Dec. 15, 2015 Why German Chancellor Angela Merkel called multiculturalism a sham and how Europe’s definition is different to the United States.

The French Election and the National Front

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Dec. 14, 2015 While the media is portraying the French election result as an unmitigated disaster for the National Front, we can say it was a mitigated disaster.

Risk of a Financial Crisis in Italy Increases

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Dec. 11, 2015 The Italian banking system is in serious trouble and the failure of these four banks is simply the tip of the iceberg.

Merkel, Time Magazine and Our Take on Why She Deserved the Honor

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Dec. 10, 2015 German Chancellor Angela Merkel is deserving of Time’s “Person on the Year” award because of the way she has managed an impossible and ultimately insoluble problem.