Europe

The Dangers of Expansive Realism

The Clinton administration's conversion from indifference, or even skepticism of NATO, to insistence on NATO expansion was the result of a combination of disparate events and pressures.

Owen Harries

Qu'est-ce qu'une refutation?

Anatol Lieven's article "Qu'est-ce qu'une nation?" (Fall 1997) is, like the curate's boiled egg in the old Punch cartoon, good in parts.

Noel MalcolmAnatol Lieven

Albania's Cappuccino Coup

The Albanian ex-communists' victory represents a startling success for a coalition of interests that is sure to gain strength and momentum. Today, Albania; tomorrow, other European countries sleepwalking their way to self-destruction.

Jonathan Sunley

The Man Who Ran Franafrique

On the morning of March 19, 1997, an eighty-three year old Frenchman died in an apartment on the rue de Prony, in the 17th arrondissement of Paris, after suffering for several years from Parkinson's disease.

Kaye Whiteman

De Gaulle and the Death of Europe

The French understanding of the "national interest," epitomized by De Gaulle's thinking, reminds realists of the necessity of reflection on national identity.

Daniel J. Mahoney

Deadened Reckoning

A civilization determined to ignore or even repudiate its own past successes cannot count on achieving many future ones.

Adam Garfinkle

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