Maastricht--shorthand now for the speeding up of the European Community's financial integration--is both an eye-opener and a mystification.
An irony emerges from reading the sickening details of the terrorist slaughter in Israel. It is that Menahem Begin, the symbol of Israeli outrage and bereavement, first achieved prominence as a terrorist.
I think I understand Judge Harvey Sorkow's ruling in the Baby M case.
Prices were raised sharply in Poland on January 30, by an estimated 40 percent, and hell did not break loose.
Letter From Europe
Friday, February 15. It's getting dark. My wife, Jeanne, and I land at Okiecie, the Warsaw airport. The temperature is 19 degrees below freezing.
Slogans sometimes succeed in conveying the mood of a period.
Is Europe, like Britain, swinging to the right?
Whatever the answer, the State Department
need not be haunted, for the time being, by the
ghost of Eurocommunism.
I thought I was going to the opulent city of Bologna, with its ancient red-brick palaces, for the funeral of the Italian Communist Party.
Boris Yeltsin celebrated the first anniversary of his reign in the mood of a satisfied yet rather puzzled survivor ("we jumped into the river not knowing how to swim...but we didn't drown").