Since the murders of Pim Fortuyn and Theo van Gogh, fear of Islam has increased dramatically in the Netherlands, as has its political utility.
Unfortunately, counterterrorism measures are often constructed around profiles of a typical male jihadi. Since women are not seen as terrorists, it is easier for them to gather and transfer the intelligence necessary to plan terrorist operations.
Le Pen. Duterte. Brexit. Trump. It might be appropriate to dub 2016, the “year of populism,” as hundreds of millions of voters around the world have forcefully rejected the political institutions and policies that have been the backbone of 20th century liberalism and democracy. While the motivations and psychology of this global electorate will takes […]
Trump’s proposed NATO policies raise significant concerns for America’s European allies, and his comments draw into question the United States’ future commitment to the alliance.
The selection of Antonio Guterres to be the next leader of the United Nations was a show of unprecedented unity. Mr. Guterres, Portugal’s former Prime Minister and the current head of the U.N. Refugee Agency, was chosen by an informal consensus vote. Not a single country on the Security Council, the U.N.’s highest body, opposed […]
At its core, Brexit is the culmination of the British people’s desire to keep Britain British.
On both sides of the Atlantic, a distrust of expert opinion and intellectualism is the new normal.