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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.
By Mark Leonard - Feb 20,2020
BERLIN – After the United Kingdom voted in 2016 to leave the European Union, policymakers and political leaders across Europe feared that they, too, would soon face a similar crisis.
By Mark Leonard - Dec 15,2019
BERLIN — European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen’s ambition to lead a “geopolitical commission” is about to face its first big test.
By Mark Leonard - Nov 28,2019
BERLIN — On December 1, Ursula von der Leyen will finally take office as president of the European Commission.



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