Europe

Farmers Protest Across Europe

Narrowing profit margins and stifling regulations are pushing Europe’s farmers to the brink.

NATO’s Funding, Explained

How much do NATO members contribute to the alliance?

Trump’s Latest NATO Threats

The former president has ramped up his rhetoric against the alliance on the campaign trail. Should he be taken literally?

Blame Bad Law for Biden’s Bad LNG Pause

A notoriously vague delegation of congressional authority lets the president play politics with global energy security.

Defending the Ballot

There is more than one way to patrol the borders of democracy.

A Pivotal Moment for Ukraine

The counteroffensive grinds on, but U.S. support could be on the verge of drying up.

Europe Puts Its Chips Down

A forthcoming EU plan to subsidize semiconductor production may be more bark than bite.

Vladimir Putin’s Meddling in the Balkans

Russia’s ‘hybrid occupation’ of Serbia threatens to derail its peace plan with Kosovo.

How Corporate Greed Helped Save Europe

When war broke out, countries were able to wean themselves from Russian energy.

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Another Humanitarian Crisis Is Brewing in Europe

A blockade cutting off a disputed region between Armenia and Azerbaijan may restart a simmering conflict.

America Cannot Afford to Ignore the Western Balkans

The war on terror shifted U.S. focus away from the region. Adversaries have noticed.

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Calling Putin’s Black Sea Bluff

Why did Russia’s president back down on his threat to resume blockading Ukrainian grain exports? A Dispatch Explainer.

Will the European Union Admit Ukraine?

On the process and probability of the EU granting Zelensky’s request.