European politics have been hobbled by a complex trilemma of the green transition, social justice, and democracy. Rather than approaching this puzzle in terms of trade-offs, European governments should employ open forms of democratic engagement to cultivate positive linkages.
Britain’s woes did not start—and do not end—with Brexit. The country needs a leadership with ideas that rise to the challenges the UK faces today.
In a year dominated by the rhetoric of defending democracy, EU democracy support policies were adjusted in important ways to align with the new geopolitical context. However, the union also seemed to treat commitments in this area as second-order priorities compared to security.
Fatima Manji of Channel 4 News spoke to Aaron David Miller who was Middle East Negotiator for the US State Department during the presidential terms of Bill Clinton and George W Bush, and began by talking about how recent changes in the make-up of the Israeli government might have led to today’s attack.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has disrupted the global security order, shattering the fragile relationship between Moscow and Brussels.
Francis Fukuyama argues that Ukraine can win provided it gets the military and financial support it needs from the West.
The challenges to meaningfully defining and implementing a democratic vision for AI are significant, requiring financial, technical and political capital. Policymakers must make real investments to address them if “democratic values” are meant to be more than the brand name for an economic alliance.
In the last decade, nondemocratic regimes have received more development assistance than democratic countries. This reveals how donors struggle with autocratization despite a rhetorical commitment to democracy.
Mr. Paludan is a classic agent provocateur, whose whole point in protesting in front of the Turkish embassy was designed to induce a response, at a time when Turkey and Sweden are in negotiations about the latter’s entry into the Nato alliance.
Would Japan work together with the United States to defend Taiwan? In his latest blog post, Francis Fukuyama recaps his trip to Japan and the country's shifting self-defense doctrine.