Tag: Walter Russell Mead

How hard Brexit threatens democratic West

     

A no-deal Brexit that weakens Britain and poisons EU-U.K. relations would be a disaster, undermining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and one of America’s most important and valued allies, says… Read more »

Is the crisis of democracy ‘over-hyped’?

     

Allegations of Russian interference in the U.S. election are false and “make a mockery” out of American democracy, Moscow’s top diplomat has claimed, Newsweek reports. “[S]urely nobody seriously believes that… Read more »

Is democracy dying?

     

“Some say that global democracy is experiencing its worst setback since the 1930s and that it will continue to retreat unless rich countries find ways to reduce inequality and manage… Read more »

Exaggerating authoritarian threat ‘makes it harder to safeguard liberal democracy’

     

  Only a third of Americans now trust their government “to do what is right”—a decline of 14 percentage points from last year, according to a new report by the communications marketing… Read more »

A populist foreign policy for ‘Defending the West’?

     

Does a “clash between internationalists urging the traditional US leadership role in the world and advocates of an ‘America First’ approach” reported by Reuters presage an impending foreign policy crisis?… Read more »