US President Barack Obama’s debut NATO summit at the Franco-German border on April 3-4 was a triumph of style over substance. Although allies put on a public face of unity, they were unable to agree on any of the major problems facing transatlantic security. As NATO marks its 60th birthday, the Alliance is mired in […]
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President-elect Barack Obama is already facing his first global test. It’s not coming from the usual suspects like Iran or North Korea, but from America’s “allies” in Europe.
Los votantes irlandeses dicen ‘No’ a las ambiciones de las elites políticas europeas, que desean que todos los 27 Estados Miembros de la Unión Europea ratifiquen el Tratado de Lisboa.
Irish voters said “No” to the superpower ambitions of European political elites, who want all 27 member-states of the European Union to ratify the Lisbon Treaty, which would turn the EU into a bureaucratic superstate.
The recent NATO Summit in Romania showed why there is trouble ahead for transatlantic relations—no matter who occupies the White House next January.
The outcome of the US presidential election will affect the lives of millions of people around the world. So it’s probably not surprising that many Europeans are resentful that only Americans will have a say in it.
How can America improve its image abroad? Answers to this question are being bandied by all of the presidential hopefuls.
European Union leaders have reached agreement on a new treaty that many Europeans hope will transform the 27-nation bloc into a superpower capable of counter-balancing the United States in global affairs.
Europeans are hoping a new European Union treaty will help raise their profile in international affairs. This is unlikely to happen anytime soon.
Poland and the Czech Republic are considering an American request to base elements of an anti-missile defense system on their territory.
Is Europe really destined to become a global superpower? A growing body of research says no.
Two years before America elects its next president, no fewer than two dozen men (and one woman) from both major political parties say they are running or thinking of running for the top spot.