Nick Ottens

Writing

Catalonia

EUobserver alerta a Sánchez que puede provocar una escalada independentista en Catalunya

El Nacional

June 2, 2022

Catalans Bear Brunt of Spanish Judicial Activism

Atlantic Sentinel

February 27, 2022

Catalonia and Spain Are Reaching the Breaking Point

The National Interest

September 12, 2020

Whatever the outcome of elections in Spain, the Catalans lose

Atlantic Council

February 13, 2019

Why the Political Deadlock in Catalonia Shows No Sign of Easing

World Politics Review

April 20, 2018

Why Catalans Are So Determined to Hold a Referendum

Diplomatic Courier

September 9, 2017

There Is Still Room for Compromise in Catalonia

Foreign Policy Research Institute

November 9, 2017

France

Macron has delivered for his supporters

EUobserver

April 7, 2022

Macron Should Go Ahead With Pension Reforms

The Corner

July 8, 2021

English-Language Media Blame France for Islamic Terrorism

Atlantic Sentinel

November 1, 2020

Germany

Why Europe Didn't Reduce Its Dependence On Russian Gas

The Corner

March 7, 2022

Political Fragmentation Hasn't Weakened Germany

Atlantic Sentinel

October 24, 2021

Berlin Shows How Not to Do Housing Policy

Atlantic Sentinel

January 12, 2020

Germany Muddles Through

Atlantic Council

February 7, 2018

Germany's Social Democrats Need To Pick Side In Culture War

The Corner

August 22, 2017

Italy

Draghi Understands What Italy Needs

Atlantic Sentinel

February 19, 2021

Italy has a responsibility, too

EUobserver

July 14, 2020

Italy Is Failing Its Next Generation

Atlantic Sentinel

June 20, 2019

Italy Has Become Two Countries

Diplomatic Courier

June 7, 2018

Italy's Political Turmoil Sends Shock Waves Across Europe

Voice of America

May 30, 2018

Is Sleazy Berlusconi on the Brink of a Comeback?

Newsweek

February 21, 2018

Netherlands

Protests in the Netherlands Pit Farmers Against the Environment

World Politics Review

July 28, 2022

Dutch Ignored Warnings About Relying on Russian Gas

Atlantic Sentinel

March 17, 2022

Swedish Housing Crisis Has Similarities with Netherlands

Atlantic Sentinel

July 3, 2021

The Dutch election is boring - and that's a good thing

EUobserver

March 16, 2021

Far right grows in opposition to Dutch consensus politics

Atlantic Council

March 21, 2019

Spain

Spain's Casado Flirted with the Far Right and Lost

Atlantic Sentinel

February 20, 2022

Repeal of Spanish Labor Reform Is Unwise

The Corner

November 8, 2021

Why Countries Like Spain Should Welcome Their Fragmented Party Politics

World Politics Review

November 15, 2019

United States

Is Biden Facing his 'De Gaulle' Moment?

Inside the Nation

December 11, 2021

American Health Care Is Worst in Rich World

Atlantic Sentinel

August 21, 2021

America's $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill, Explained

The Corner

August 6, 2021

Be Careful About Bringing Back Big Government

Atlantic Sentinel

January 6, 2021

Don't Defund the Police

Atlantic Sentinel

August 31, 2020

The Best Argument Against Medicare-for-All Is Not Cost

Atlantic Sentinel

November 20, 2019

We Are Living in Parallel Societies

Quillette

March 5, 2018

(Alternate) history

How to Turn the Cold War Hot

Never Was

October 24, 2020

How Germany Was Divided: A History of Partition Plans

Never Was

November 18, 2018

World War III Without Missiles

Never Was

March 31, 2019

Star Trek

Sexism in Star Trek

Forgotten Trek

October 26, 2019

Catching Lightning in a Bottle Creating The Next Generation

Forgotten Trek

June 20, 2007