Will the European Union become a peer competitor to the United States? Not likely, thinks Professor Tucker, unless U.S. policy produces self-diminishment by isolating America from others. But well it might.
Croesus and Caesar
Those who would compare U.S. and European power by focusing on military capabilities misread history and miss the essence of NATO's genius--and future prospects.
Frog in the Pot: Germany's Path to the Japan Syndrome
Japan's economic troubles aries from four interwoven causes, three of which are now extant in Germany--with major security implications for the United States.
It took awhile--more than a dozen years, in point of fact--but the natural tendency in international politics for states to balance against the power of a hegemon has emerged. In western Europe, of all places.
Migration and the Dynamics of Empire
Do all roads lead to the new (American) Rome? The imperial task has always been affected by the movement of peoples. It still is.
EuroIslam: The Jihad Within?
Islam in Europe is being transformed from diaspora to "universal" forms. The latter portend a rise of radicalism and terrorism within the EU.
Sonderweg: The Closing of the German Mind
Germany's September election displayed the effects of its 68ers' "Long March through the institutions." Herewith an assessment and a critique.