Europe, unemployment and instability
George Friedman | 07 March 2013 |
tags: Europe, financial crisis, Stratfor, unemployment
The European crisis is no longer finance but the devastating effects of unemployment.
Challenges for post-election US foreign policy
George Friedman | 14 November 2012 |
tags: China, Europe, US foreign policy
Following the presidential election, the United States faces a difficult foreign-policy balancing act in a changing world order.
Europe battles hate crimes against Christians
Béatrice Stevenson | 27 March 2012 |
tags: Christianophobia, Europe
Vilification, violence and discrimination are still a reality in the 21st century.
The happiness of believing
Alejo Jose G. Sison and Juncal Cuñado | 06 December 2011 |
Europeans who belong to a religion report higher levels of happiness than those who do not.
How do religious belief and practice affect Europeans’ happiness?
Juncal Cuñado and Alejo Jose G. Sison | 29 November 2011 |
Europe is often described as a godless wasteland. That's not what the statistics show.
A crisis of political economy
George Friedman | 10 August 2011 |
The global financial crisis is an economic problem that has triggered a political problem, which in turn is making the economic problem worse.
Europe for Families, Families for Europe
Vincenzina Santoro | 19 April 2011 |
tags: demography, Europe
The most recent figures show an uptick in European birth rates. Is this a sign of renewed vitality in the Old World?
What’s wrong with the West?
Robert P. George and William L. Saunders | 16 February 2011 |
tags: Catholicism, Christianity, Europe, religion
Is the West in decline because it has lost touch with its Christian roots?
What to do about the burqa
Carolyn Moynihan | 21 May 2010 |
tags: Europe, face veils, Muslims
If we want to teach Muslims the importance of a woman’s face, Europeans ought to lead by example.
Is Europe skittled, fini or just kaput?
George Friedman | 12 May 2010 |
tags: Europe, European Union, nationalism, Stratfor
The EU's experiment with multiple identities is faltering in the financial crisis.
Western Europe’s dream world
George Friedman | 13 October 2009 |
tags: Barack Obama, Europe, Nobel Peace Prize, Stratfor
Norwegians, like other Europeans west of the Danube and east of the English Channel, like Obama. They are deluded.
Russia, Poland and the history wars
Rodric Braithwaite | 18 September 2009 |
tags: Europe, Poland, Russia, World War II
On the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Army's invasion of Poland a British diplomat understands why Poles are not quick to give the Russians credit for occasionally getting things right.