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By Mark Leonard - Jan 02,2022
BERLIN — Will the West remain committed to the rules-based international order when it is no longer the one making the rules? That will be one of the most intriguing questions of the next two decades.
By Mark Leonard - Dec 04,2021
BERLIN — Many observers have long assumed that the future of geopolitics will be decided in a sea battle over the Taiwan Strait or some rocky outcropping or atoll in the South China Sea.
By Mark Leonard - Nov 03,2021
BERLIN — The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) now underway in Glasgow might conclude with a big international agreement.
By Mark Leonard - Sep 08,2021
BERLIN — The images of desperate Afghans scaling the perimeter fence at Kabul’s airport in an attempt to flee Taliban rule provide a heartbreaking record of our geopolitical moment.
By Mark Leonard - Feb 06,2021
BERLIN  —  The United States is suffering from a double crisis.
By Mark Leonard - Dec 24,2020
LONDON — A lot of chickens came home to roost this year.
By Mark Leonard - Nov 16,2020
BERLIN — Joe Biden’s victory in the US presidential election has been met with a wave of relief across Europe, where many feared that a second term for Donald Trump would have threatened the very survival of the European Union.
By Mark Leonard - Oct 01,2020
BERLIN — COVID-19 has made a mockery of the world’s great powers. US President Donald Trump promised to “make America great again”, but his administration’s handling of the pandemic has been anything but great.
By Mark Leonard - Sep 06,2020
BERLIN — When COVID-19 struck Europe and forced millions of people into internal exile, many were overcome by a deep sense of loneliness.
By Mark Leonard - Sep 03,2020
BERLIN – With November approaching, I am becoming ever more nervous about the US presidential election.



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