Europe

The Rumors Have Been Exaggerated

Two new books, by Edward Luce and Bill Emmott, are part of a larger trend of writers and pundits overstating the decline of western liberalism.

By Charles Kenny

Disunited Kingdom

Brexit and the rise of far-right parties are only the conclusion of a decades-long weakening of British and European political parties.

By Henry Farrell

The Old Continent Creaks

Austerity and the failures of the technocratic elite have created the current populist backlash. France's experience is instructive—and, possibly, ominous.

By Arthur Goldhammer

A More Perfect Union

Over the years, European leaders forgot how to justify integration to their citizens. It's time they remember and proceed with tough reforms.

By Henry Farrell

Islam at the Gates

Are Muslim immigrants to blame for their isolation from European society? Or is Europe?

By Joshua Hammer