Europe: The End of Normality

by Lieven De Cauter The events in France (Charlie Hebdo and other attacks) and Belgium (a raid in Verviers that prevented a similar terrorist attack) mean the end of normality for Europe and the beginning of a long state of emergency. The… Continue Reading  

The “Right” Stuff: Israel and the EU Elections

by Marsha B. Cohen In the European Parliamentary election, Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Front (FN) “stunned France’s political elite on Sunday by taking first place,” reported Reuters. “It was the first time the anti-immigrant, anti-EU party had won a nationwide… Continue Reading