Articles on Mark Leonard

Germany’s New Power of the Purse (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 02 August 2017

Berlin's firmer line on Turkey confirms Germany's status as a major economic power.

Winners and losers in the UK election (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 09 June 2017

The UK election result emphatically confirmed the sense that the political class is out of touch with popular sentiment.

The Macron Method (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 30 May 2017

To bring true change, Macron will have to reconcile technocracy and populism.

Germany, not China, will be Donald Trump’s enemy number one (Commentary)

Ulrike Esther Franke & Mark Leonard - 03 May 2017

Donald Trump's government is increasingly taking aim at Germany – it is time for Berlin to acknowledge the potential danger.

Planning for President Le Pen (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 21 April 2017

Europe must address seriously the possibility of Marine Le Pen winning, however unlikely it may seem.

Trump the Ideologue? (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 30 March 2017

Even those who seem to take Trump seriously are failing to get to the root of Trumpism. 

What Liberal World Order? (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 01 March 2017

As global power has shifted from the West to the “rest,” the liberal world order has become an increasingly contested idea.

The era of Mutual Assured Disruption (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 16 February 2017

The five forces that are 'liquidising' global security.

How Trump will save Europe (Commentary)

Mark Leonard & Vessela Tcherneva - 07 February 2017

Ironically, the deeply Euroskeptic U.S. president and his ally in the Kremlin may provide the push Europe needs to finally resolve its biggest crises.

Harnessing the Politics of Disruption (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 06 February 2017

What both the Brexit vote and Trump's election show is a serious lack of confidence in existing institutions.