A well-trained military is crucial to a functioning civil democracy, but it can be a liability too.
It's the end of the world (order) as we know it.
In reelection bid, Merkel's not just up against a xenophobic, nationalist party in Germany. In the wake of Trump’s election, liberal democracies around the world hope she'll defend them, too.
The second organisational pillar of the European order isn't as threatened as the EU – but there's trouble ahead.
Membership of the EU guarantees Britain's political power in Europe and beyond.
Reports that Russia would use nuclear weapons if NATO continues to push into the Baltic states are misleading.and mischievous.