Yascha Mounk in Foreign Policy


On August 27, 2016, Foreign Policy published an op-ed by Transatlantic Academy Fellow Yascha Mounk, entitled "The West Can Have Burkinis or Democracy, but Not Both." Mounk argues that the story of bans on "burkini" swimsuits by French cities, one of which was just struck down by France's constitutional court, were indicative of a larger development in Western societies.

Yascha Mounk in Slate: "The Week Democracy Died"


On August 14, 2016, Slate published a long "cover story" essay by Transatlantic Academy Fellow Yascha Mounk, entitled "The Week Democracy Died." Mounk's piece examines the rise of illiberal democracy and its existential challenge to the liberal democracy many in Europe and North America have taken for granted.

Ivan Krastev in New York Times


On August 8, 2016, the New York Times published an op-ed on "America’s Dangerous ‘Putin Panic’" by Bosch Fellow Ivan Krastev.

Harold James in Project Syndicate


On August 2, 2016, Project Syndicate published an op-ed by Transatlantic Academy Senior Fellow Harold James, entitled "Brexit Fudge."

Sovereignty Without Influence: The Folly of Brexit

The result of the June 23 referendum on British membership of the EU was as unexpected in Britain as in continental Europe. Yet since her virtual coronation as Prime Minister on July 13, Theresa May, has turned the page with élan and authority.