European Union

When 500 million Europeans receive their Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, here's why they really will deserve it.

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Governing the World: The History of an IdeaBy Mark Mazower (Penguin Press, 475 pp., $29.95)   WE HAVE PASSED, Mark Mazower writes, “from an era that had faith in the idea of international institutions to one that has lost it.” Mazower, a prolific professor of history at Columbia, has written a challenging and thought-provoking history of that arc of disillusion. We certainly have reason to be disillusioned.

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The UK's accelerating drift from the EU.

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Please, Herr Krugman, May I Have Another?

How America’s favorite liberal stokes German masochism

Krugman loves to insult the Germans, and they love to be insulted by him.

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This summer, the Internet warmly embraced the birth of “Monkey Jesus,” a tragicomic attempt by a well-intentioned octogenarian in Spain to restore a decaying fresco by herself. But the ape-ified “restoration” wasn’t just a source of countless online memes; it was a grim symptom of a crisis metastasizing across Europe.

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Sanctions aren't only going to deny Iranians health, education, and hope for the future. They'll feed new grievances against the U.S.

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The candidates spent almost no time debating the substance of foreign policy.

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ABOUT FIFTY YEARS AGO, in 1961, Jean-Paul Sartre complained about the state of Europe. “Europe is springing leaks everywhere,” he wrote. He went on to remark that “it simply is that in the past we made history and now history is being made of us.” Sartre was undoubtedly too pessimistic.

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Euroguns

My friend Charles Lane, a former New Republic editor with whom I've tangled in the past over income inequality, has a Washington Post column up today (“Europe's Role In U.S. Gun Culture”) that everyone should read.

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Euroguns

My friend Charles Lane, a former New Republic editor with whom I've tangled in the past over income inequality, has a Washington Post column up today ("Europe's Role In U.S. Gun Culture") that everyone should read.

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