A trend in twenty-first century politics is the rise of populist and authoritarian leaders, including in so-called democratic countries. From reassurance to intimidation, the world's strongmen share many characteristics and tactics.
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis travels to Europe in an effort to reassure allies of U.S. commitment to NATO and its willingness to engage with Europe on security and defense issues.
Europe has concerns about China’s trade policies. But the two countries may want to unite for a more rules based global trade system.
Despite a warm relationship between the two leaders, President Trump’s threats to withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal risk creating complications for President Macron.
French President Emmanuel Macron sees his visit to Washington, DC as a chance for U.S. President Donald Trump to address some of his concerns with the existing Iran nuclear deal while still saving the deal itself.
A discussion of what Macron hopes to achieve from discussions with Trump on key issues during his trip to Washington.
Following Donald Trump’s electoral victory in the United States, will French presidential candidate François Fillon be defeated by populism?
The post-Qaddafi power vacuum in Libya has made the country a ripe environment for the spread of the self-proclaimed Islamic State.
The far-right National Front party gained ground in the last French regional election. Is the rise of populist parties a threat to Europe?
While French President François Hollande calls for cooperation among EU member states against the so-called Islamic State, Brussels remains on lockdown against the threat of a possible attack.