Populism & European Economic Stability

A populist wave is sweeping across Europe, bringing with it a wellspring of nationalism and nativism. As Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), Geert Wilders, and Marine Le Pen dominate headlines and sometimes polls, it’s critical to consider the implications…

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The UK and Europe After Brexit

Much has changed five months after the Brexit Referendum. David Cameron resigned, and a new prime minister, Teresa May, has stated that she will start the Brexit process by March 2017. There is friction, however, between Parliament and…

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Merkel and the Future of Germany

Eleven years of bold leadership in Germany could come to an end because of a generous humanitarian decision to allow over a million refugees into in Germany. Angela Merkel, Time’s Person of the Year in 2015, is in…

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A Bad Bet: Britain's EU Alternatives

Tomorrow, the UK will vote on whether or not it wishes to remain a member of the European Union. The British Exit, or "Brexit," vote is set to take place on June 24, amid widespread uncertainty and poll…

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Brexit: What to Expect

On June 23rd, Britons will vote on a referendum to determine whether or not the UK will continue to be a member of the European Union (EU). Dubbed the “Brexit,” or the ‘British Exit’, the debate was initially…

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Ethnoreligious Tensions and Terrorism

In August, GRA published infographics on extremism in France and the United Kingdom, centering on anti-Semitism and anti-Islam. The infographics depicted statistics and quotes related to domestic ethno-religious tensions, as well as radical political movements with an anti-immigrant…

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Belarus and US Sanctions

The Obama administration’s decision to normalize relations with Cuba last month came as a shock to most observers. Despite the ostensible rationale the president cited, the move to establish closer ties with Havana was part of a broader strategy…

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Ethnoreligious Tensions in Europe: Part II

The following infographic is the second in a series of four that underscores media attention on the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe as a result of the renewed conflict between Israel and Hamas. This infographic focusses on tensions in the United…

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Trade Warfare: Hot or Cold?

As the crisis in Ukraine enters its seventh month, many are calling it the worst standoff between the United States and Russia since the Cold War. While Russia continues its support for the separatist movement, the United States…

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Ethnoreligious Tensions in Europe: Part I

The following infographic is the first in a series of four that underscores media attention on the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe as a result of the renewed conflict between Israel and Hamas. This infographic focusses on tensions in France. Anti-Semitism…

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