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Europe's Missile Shield: NIE Casualty?

That the new U.S. intelligence assessment of Iran's nuclear program has put the kibosh on hawkish calls for a military response has been discussed to death, but...

A Fight Over Europe's Farm Policy

E.U. farm commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel downplayed the changes to Europe's Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) she unveiled Tuesday as a mere "health check"...

How Britain Will Dominate Europe

Britain is less than one half the size of France and only about two-thirds the size of Germany but, by the year 2060, it will have more people living in it than...

Europe Grapples Over Biofuels

Like much of the rest of the world, Europe has invested heaps of money and even more hope in the promise of biofuels to provide secure supplies of...

Europe Longs for a Weaker Euro

Ever since the Euro was rolled out in 2002, champions of the currency have worked long and hard to establish the tender as a serious, strong rival to the dollar...

Is Europe Complicit in Torture?

Amnesty International is turning up the heat on European governments accused of allowing secret CIA prisons on their soil or helping the agency fly terror...

Europe's Pocket-Change Democracy

Who says the European Union is undemocratic? This month, the E.U.'s 495 million citizens will have the chance to vote in a remarkable European election, and one...

Why Europe is Coming to India

For a European Commission ambassador, introducing European businesspeople to your host country is a big part of the job description. Since E.C. ambassador...

How Europe is Drowning in Wine

There is nothing like a Bordeaux, a Chianti or a Riesling to evoke the taste and scent of Europe in a wine glass. The problem, according to the "wine lake"...

A Pakistan Link in Europe Arrests

Details surrounding the weekend bust of 14 suspected Islamist extremists in Barcelona are giving European security forces reason for concern — even beyond the...

Reforming Europe's Farms

Cheap foreign food can change appetites, and attitudes. As Europeans develop a taste for other peoples' cuisine, they are asking why billions of euros should be...

Can Asterix Conquer Europe?

It's the most expensive French film ever, with a massive release on 6,000 screens across Europe. It stars French cinema royalty Alain Delon and Gerard Depardieu...

Europe vs. Bush on Global Warming

When it comes to addressing climate change, the U.S. and Europe are like two cars racing toward each other in a game of chicken, according to Hans Joachim...

Europe's North African Terror Threat

Deadly terror activity in Algeria and Morocco this month has offered new evidence that extremist groups across north Africa remain intent on attacking "infidel"...

The Algeria Bombings: Target Europe?

A vicious alliance feeds the ambitions of the group claiming responsibility for the series of massive bombs that rocked the Algerian capital today, killing at...

Losing Europe in the War on Terror

If the U.S. expects its allies to continue to lend a hand in the war on terror, it's high time we stop shooting ourselves in the foot. Two recent court...

Quality is Patchy in Europe's Art 'Mountain'

The dirty little secret about Europe's "Grand Tour of Contemporary Art" this summer is that there simply isn't enough good art to go around. The Grand Tour,...

'Veil Wars' Reveal Europe's Intolerance

Europe's traditions of secular tolerance appear to be haunted by the Islamic veil. Every week seems to bring new headlines announcing moves to crack down on the...