Europe

Wanted: Helmsman

The good ship Europa is without a helmsman, rudderless, and drifting aimlessly through the stormy seas, dangerous shoals and shark-infested waters of Brexit, immigration, a…




The G-7, Frozen in Time

Last week’s G-7 summit was a mostly drama-free affair. The confrontation between U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came only after…



In Paris

Coming into Paris by coach from Beauvais airport, there’s a stretch of road which backs onto a kind of shantytown. Temporary shed-sized structures form a…