The end of Blair-Bush bonhomie signifies much more than a shift in current geopolitics. The variance between the two world leaders suggests diverging paths of American and Britain of unknowable duration.
Germany under Angela Merkel is emerging as a leading European power on the international stage, but when it comes to an interest-driven foreign policy, Berlin must learn to walk before it begins to run.
A political narrative proved its ascendancy in Serbia’s election last week, reflecting widespread support for European integration and identity. But a series of potentially seismic developments threatens that support.