Europe

Poets on Power (and its loss)

Turning the pages of a collected Auden, one's eye repeatedly catches something that seems strikingly appropriate to the state of Europe today.

Owen Harries

The Great Transformation

Four years have now passed since the implosion of the communist state in Poland set in train a process that led to the collapse of the other Central European communist states.

Zbigniew Brzezinski

America and Bosnia

 The American government badly needs to break the mold it has set for  
itself and pledge its power to a definitive settlement.

Robert W. TuckerDavid C. Hendrickson

French Chefs

The final effacement of British national sovereignty will probably take place in December at the European Economic Community summit in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

Boris Johnson

The Secret History of Totalitarian Art

Igor Golomstock, Totalitarian Art in the Soviet Union, the Third Reich, Fascist Italy, and the People's Republic of China (London: Collins Harvill, 1991).

George Walden

Fault Lines and Steeples

In a famous passage in a speech to the House of Commons in 1922, Winston Churchill characterized the aftermath of the Great War:Great Empires have been overturned.

Max Beloff

America on Their Minds

The subject of Franco-American relations is "vast," in the Gaullian usage of the word, and for most Americans vastly boring.

H.J. Kaplan

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