This European “nationalism” could well produce a considerably more populist EU. Whether that would be good for the UK is another matter.
Through their overreaction, they may have handed the UK something quite wondrous: a genuine economic benefit of Brexit.
This way of thinking also contrasts with the naive counting of the civilian dead. In this tradition, war can be a necessary evil, but that judgement requires attention to its practical consequences.
If any hope can come out of this terrible weekend, it is that Hamas can be destroyed as a military force and the settler movement in Israel destroyed as a political force.
A victorious Russia would not only be free to continue its extermination of Ukrainian society, but its forces would be on the Polish border, and its leadership convinced that the West lacked the will or ability to defend itself.
Biden’s policy would have the perverse effect of strengthening the regime just when it is under most pressure, leaving it free to fund Hezbollah, supply drones to Russia and otherwise destabilise the region.
Political instability in America related to the legal cases against Donald Trump is the kind of phenomenon that a nation unfamiliar with democracy can misconstrue as weakness.
The man who insists he’s an enemy of the state could well find himself in charge of its executive branch.
These disputes between the executive, legislature and judiciary are normally settled by a codified constitution, but Israel, like the UK, is unusual in the modern age in not having one
Neither of the two main parties has offered a vision for the future. They devote scarcely any time to dealing with Spain’s main social and economic problems, such as youth unemployment, climate change and a poor education system.
Or: Хотспур. Which, in translation, would be “Hotspur – an immersive retelling of the Percy rebellion from Henry IV, Part I.”
Devaluation was not an option. So in 2011, unable to withstand pressure from France, Germany and the financial markets, he was replaced by a technocrat, Mario Monti.
Its inability to force his arrest, though, suggests that it doesn’t have the power to remove him by legal means. It may of course resort to illegal ones.