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Are we witnessing the end of Europe as we know it?

This American conservative delivers his damning case from a passionate, yet measured, pro-European worldview

By Nicholas Earl   August 2017

The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues and the Coming Dark Age by James Kirchick (Yale University Press, £18.99)

“We are on the cusp of witnessing the end of Europe as we know it,” declares James Kirchick in the introduction to his new book. Once the bastion of liberal values and a beacon of democracy and unity, Europe is now facing its greatest social and political challenges since the end of the war.

Writing with characteristic flair, this American conservative delivers his damning case from a passionate, yet measured, pro-European worldview. Across…

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