The western alliance has never looked as dysfunctional

The western alliance has never looked as dysfunctional

We seem to be edging towards a new multilateral Cold War, led largely by a man who seems to spend his evenings in bed watching Fox News

The United States is now democracy’s sick man. Britain is governed by a party at war with itself. Germany has painted itself into a corner in which it is governed by a chancellor supported by a potential coalition partner that recoils from office. France is in the hands of a political adolescent with delusions of grandeur. Spain is in a political crisis over Catalonia. Italy appears to be on the verge of electing a government which is discredited before it starts.

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