More By Richard Palmer

Nature abhors a power vacuum.
By Richard Palmer, from August 19, 2014 in Top Stories »
The Dutch Army is being absorbed into the German military, and Poland’s could be next.
By Richard Palmer, from August 15, 2014 in Analysis »
The latest economic reports prove that another round of economic crises in Europe is not a question of if, but when.
Want a case study of what happens when Catholicism mixes with politics? Look at Spain. 
What modern farming is doing to our soil—and why you should care 
By Richard Palmer, from August 7, 2014 in Analysis »
For the first time, a non-American will serve as chief of staff for the U.S. Army in Europe.
François Hollande’s surrender makes Germany the undisputed head of a union capable of shaking the world.