Andrew Moravcsik

Europe Comes Of Age

Alas, to be born into the world without friends. That seems to be the fate of the draft constitution of the new European Union, to be presented at the summit in Thessaloniki on Friday.

All Wagner, All The Time

My hotel room has two televisions playing Wagner operas 24 hours a day. The bus across town weaves past streets named for Wagner's characters--Wotanstrasse, Tristanstrasse--all the while playing taped lectures on his musical motifs.

The Human Rights Blame Game

Half a century after the notion was first proposed, the International Criminal Court last week became a reality. It is the first permanent tribunal empowered to try individuals responsible for the most heinous crimes a state can commit: genocide, war crimes, torture, mass murder and rape.