Ivan Krastev's Publications

How Donald Trump might save the EU

01 March 2017

Kremlin is starting to worry about Trump

Foreign Policy | 13 February 2017

The Rise and Fall of European Meritocracy

The New York Times | 17 January 2017

The Cold War Isn’t Back. So Don’t Think Like It Is.

New york Times | 23 December 2016

Donald Trump and the Bieber Doctrine

New York Times | 21 November 2016

From Russia (but Nowhere Else) With Love

New York Times | 18 October 2016

Can a Post-Coup Turkey Get Along with Europe?

New York Times | 16 September 2016

America's Dangerous 'Putin Panic'

New York Times | 08 August 2016

After Brexit, Europe’s Dueling Nostalgias

New York Times | 25 July 2016

Eastern Europe Is Both Dreading Brexit and Ready for It

New York Times | 16 June 2016

Why Putin Tolerates Corruption

The New York Times | 15 May 2016

America Hasn’t Gone Crazy. It’s Just More Like Europe

The New York Times | 14 April 2016

Fear and loathing of a world without borders

The Financial Times | 06 April 2016

Walesa, Gorbachev and Freedom's End

The New York Times | 13 March 2016

Will Germany Give Up on Integration?

The New York Times | 08 February 2016

Putin Looks for Regime Change in Turkey

Bloomberg | 14 January 2016

Why Putin Loves Trump

The New York Times | 12 January 2016

Why Poland Is Turning Away From the West

The New York Times | 11 December 2015

Russia is “reverse engineering” Western foreign policy

The Graduate Institute Geneva | 18 November 2015

Why Did the ‘Twitter Revolutions’ Fail?

The New York Times | 11 November 2015

How to Avoid Europe’s Disintegration

www.neweasterneurope.eu/ | 27 October 2015

Is Vladimir Putin Trying to Teach the West a Lesson in Syria

The New York Times | 07 October 2015

Eastern Europe’s Compassion Deficit

The New York Times | 09 September 2015

A Greek Farce, Then Gloom

The New York Times | 16 July 2015

Interview with Ivan Krastev: Speaking Tough on Russia Isn't Enough

neweasterneurope.com | 30 June 2015

Kremlin Overwhelmed by Fear of Revolution

themoscowtimes.com | 22 June 2015

Ivan Krastev quoted in "Paranoia as Policy"

bignewsnetwork.com | 19 June 2015

Russian Mistakes and Western Misunderstandings

The Financial Times | 18 June 2015

Ivan Krastev quoted in "Fighting the Long War"

bignewsnetwork.com | 16 June 2015

Macedonia At The Crossroads

The New York Times | 09 June 2015

Ivan Krastev shares views in "Russia Accuses West of Stirring Revolution in Macedonia"

FINANCIAL TIMES | 18 May 2015

Ivan Krastev mentioned in "The deficit of trust in the Eastern neighbourhood: A challenge for the Riga summit"

europeanleadershipnetwork.org | 14 May 2015

What Central Europe Really Thinks About Russia

The New York Times | 28 April 2015

Europe's Shattered Dream of Order

Foreign Affairs | 23 April 2015

Mass Emigration Has Dramatically Hurt Bulgaria's Economy, Political System

novinite.com | 26 March 2015

Ukraine Is Not the New Yugoslavia, It's Worse

themoscowtimes.com | 26 March 2015

Britain’s Gain Is Eastern Europe’s Brain Drain

Guardian | 24 March 2015

Transforming the Global System

ecfr.eu | 23 March 2015

Transforming the Global System

ecfr.eu | 23 March 2015

The Ukrainian School of War

Project Syndicate | 25 February 2015

Ivan Krastev shares views in, "Would Russia Try to Destablize Europe's 'Soft Underbelly'?"

novinite.com | 15 January 2015

The Balkans Are The Soft Underbelly of Europe

The Financial Times | 14 January 2015

The New European Disorder

Россия в глобальной политике | 18 December 2014

The New European Disorder

Ведомости | 17 December 2014

Russia’s Aggressive Isolationism

The American Intrest | 10 December 2014

Ivan Krastev shares view in "Cultures of Democracy in Serbia and Bulgaria: How Ideas Shape Publics"

Culture of Democracy in Serbia and Bulgaria: How Ideas Shape Publics | 01 December 2014

Putin Will Regret Interfering in the Donbass

kyivpost.com | 28 November 2014

Video: Mistrust Is The New Normal

valdaiclub.com | 22 November 2014

Putin on Ice

Project Syndicate | 17 November 2014

The New European Disorder

ECFR | 11 November 2014

From Politics to Protest

Jurnal of Democracy | 14 October 2014

Russian Policy in Ukraine

Nashagazeta | 24 September 2014

Don't Fear Political Emotions

Eurozine | 03 September 2014

The Global Politics of Protest

Eurozine | 18 August 2014

Putin's Losing Streak

Foreign Affairs | 30 July 2014

1914 Versus 1938: How Anniversaries Make History

Open Democracy | 07 July 2014

Europe’s Tea Party Moment

The American Interest | 29 June 2014

Ivan Krastev shares views on the direction of Bulgarian protests

novinite.com | 21 June 2014

Why the World is Filled With Failed Protest Movements

The New Republic | 01 June 2014

Ivan Krastev shares his view on Ukraine

novinite.com | 30 May 2014

Democracy Disrupted

2014

Putin's Plan for Overturning the Europe's Order

realclearworld.com | 14 April 2014

Orban's European Influence is Second Only to Merkel's

Financial Times | 11 April 2014

Putin’s World

Project Syndicate | 01 April 2014

What Does Russia Want and Why?

Prospect | 06 March 2014

Russian Revisionism

Foreign Affairs | 03 March 2014

Ivan Krastev: Balkan Smuggler of Ideas

Open Democracy | 06 February 2014

In Times of Crisis, Yanukovych Wants to Act as Putin

Le Monde | 21 January 2014

Who Lost Ukraine?

Project Syndicate | 12 December 2013

The Power of The Wave of Protests in Ukraine Makes it Impossible For The EU To Trvialize The Conflict

Political Critique | 05 December 2013

Balkans Not Strategic Zone For Russia

Blic | 18 November 2013

22 Ideas to Fix The World

01 September 2013

Why Bulgaria's Protests Stand Out In Europe

theguardian.com | 30 July 2013

Putin's Self-Destruction

Foreign Affairs | 09 June 2013

The Seven Faces of Putin

Prospect | 24 April 2013

What Happened to The European Dream?

Presseurop | 23 April 2013

Why Making Europe German Won’t Fix the Crisis

Bloomberg | 08 April 2013

Bulgaria’s Revolt Against Consensus

Project Syndicate | 13 March 2013

Is China More Democratic than Russia?

Open Democracy | 12 March 2013

Ivan Krastev was cited in the article "Euro-Zone Rigidity Said to Add Risk in Bloc"

Wall Street Journal | 08 March 2013

Would Democratic Change in Russia Transform Its Foreign Policy?

Open Democracy | 07 February 2013

The Transparency Delusion

eurozine.com | 02 February 2013

The Transparency Conspiracy

Project Syndicate | 29 January 2013

A Referendum Without the Right Choice

22 January 2013

David Cameron's View of Bulgarians as Benefit Tourists is Way Off The Mark

Guardian | 17 January 2013

Can Obama Rely on Europe?

Deutsche Welle | 17 January 2013

In Mistrust We Trust. Can Democracy Survive When We Don't Trust Our Leaders?

2013

The End of the Future

newspaper "Kultura" | 17 November 2012

An Autopsy of Managed Democracy

newspaper "Kultura" | 06 October 2012

The Political Logic of Disintegration: Seven Lessons from the Soviet Collapse

CEPS - The Centre for European Policy Studies | 26 September 2012

Democracy and Dissatisfaction

2012

The European dis-Union

http://www.eurozine.com/ | 26 July 2012

Putinism Under Siege: An Autopsy of Managed Democracy

http://www.journalofdemocracy.org/ | 23 July 2012

The Prospect of Western Europe Collapsing Like Eastern Europe

http://www.wired.com | 29 May 2012

European dis-Union: lessons of the Soviet collapse

Open Democracy | 15 May 2012

Europe’s Democracy Paradox

http://www.the-american-interest.com | 15 April 2012

Global Europe: Game Over?

Short video from Mr. Krastev`s participation in Brussels Forum | 23 March 2012

The Sense of An Ending

eurozine.com | 17 February 2012

All are afraid of Russia without Putin?

Intervew for the newspaper "Presa" | 15 February 2012

Greece and Spain Began a Transition More Difficult than Ours

newspaper "24 часа" | 06 January 2012

The Rejection of a Dialogue With the Opposition Leads to People on the Street

BTV | 05 January 2012

What Happened in 2011 and What Will Not Happen in 2012

NTV | 24 December 2011

Inside the Authoritarian State : After 1989: Redefining "Democracy"

Journal of International Affairs/ Vol. 65, No. 1, Fall/Winter 2011 | 06 December 2011

Bulgaria Should be Preparing for Two-Speed Europe

newspaper "Capital" | 18 November 2011

The Convenient Opponent is More Important than the Ally

newspaper "Trud" | 04 November 2011

Paradoxes of the New Authoritarianism

Journal of Democracy, 22/2011 | 02 November 2011

What the Bulgarian Elections Mean for the European Union

www.foreignaffairs.com | 31 October 2011

"‘Crisis' is a Demoted Word in Bulgaria”

http://diepresse.com | 20 October 2011

Ivan Krastev in The New York Times

The New York Times | 29 September 2011

The Year of Global Dissatisfaction

newspaper "Kultura" | 17 September 2011

The Generation

15 September 2011

The Age of Populism: Reflections on the Self-Enmity of Democracy

European view | 06 June 2011

An article of Ivan Krastev in magazine "Оганек" (in Russian)

30 May 2011

Paradoxes of the New Authoritarianism

www.journalofdemocracy.org | 19 April 2011

Russia, Turkey and a "pensioner of global influence"

11 April 2011

Arab Revolutions, Turkey’s Dilemmas: Zero Chance for "Zero Problems"

http://www.opendemocracy.net | 24 March 2011

Democracy Can Travel

Eurozin | 17 March 2011

"Für Europa gegenteilige Wirkung wie 1989"

http://derstandard.at | 10 March 2011

Getting Reset Right

http://www.cepa.org | 01 March 2011

What Brings Bulgarian Governments to Fall? Much of the Same That Gets Them Into Power

"24 hours" newspaper | 11 January 2011

The 2011 outlook: ideas and agents

www.opendemocracy.net | 11 January 2011

The Balkans’ New Normal

project-syndicate.org | 15 December 2010

We Need New Rules For a Multipolar Europe

Financial Times | 21 October 2010

Why Haven't All the World's Countries Become Democracies?

The Washington Post | 21 October 2010

The Spectre of a Multipolar Europe

ecfr.eu | 19 October 2010

A Retired Power

The American Interest | 20 September 2010

Democracy Still Matters

The New York Times | 20 September 2010

"Wir brauchen Wähler für Politik der Werte"

www.derstandard.at | 12 September 2010

The Historian After the End of History

"Kultura" newspaper | 10 September 2010

'Het taboe op nationalisme verdwijnt in de EU'

NRC Handelsblad newspaper | 24 July 2010

An interview of Ivan Krastev for "Le Monde" newspaper

"Le monde" | 08 June 2010

El ciudadano se aleja de sus líderes

"El Pais" newspaper | 27 February 2010

Kristalina wird beeindruckend sein

"Die Presse" newspaper | 02 February 2010

Twenty years of postcommunism DEEPENING DISSATISFACTION

14 January 2010

Obama’s First Year

Center for European Policy Analysis | 03 December 2009

Strong Enough for a 'Reset' with Russia?

The Washington Post | 01 December 2009

Kriminalisieren der Politik gefährlich

Der Politik newspaper | 27 November 2009

20 години след 1989 г. зарзаватчиите искат реванш

An article of Ivan Krastev in "SEGA" newspaper | 10 November 2009

A Political Exhaustion

opendemocracy.com | 03 November 2009

Кризата днес ще е по тежка от 1997-а

"Trud" newspaper, 28 October 2009 | 28 October 2009

The Greengrocer’s Revenge

Prospect magazine | 05 October 2009

Interview on role of the think-tanks in the transition period

Alliance magazine - volume 14, Number 2 | 02 June 2009

Putinowska Rosja: ani autorytaryzm, ani demokracja

Dziennik.pl | 13 March 2009

Die Krise führt zu einer Neuverteilung der Macht

DiePresse.com | 25 February 2009

The Intellectual Debate in Bulgaria is Like a Spinning Top

Kultura weekly | 21 January 2009

Our Sentiments for Russia Froze to Death

Trud daily | 15 January 2009

Russia and the European Order

The American Interest | 01 November 2008

Unite and Rule

theguardian.com | 22 September 2008

Russia and the Georgia war: The Great-Power Trap

OpenDemocracy | 31 August 2008

Europe's Other Legitimacy Crisis

OpenDemocracy | 26 July 2008

The EU, Russia and the crisis of the post-Cold War European order

Europe's World, Summer 2008 | 01 July 2008

Russia's Power Couple

Wall Street Journal | 16 May 2008

What Russia Wants

Foreign Policy, USA | 01 May 2008

The Crisis of the Post-Cold War European Order

BRUSSELS FORUM PAPER SERIES | 22 March 2008

Two Cheers for Populism

Prospect | 01 January 2008

The Anti-American Century

2007

The Strange Death of the Liberal Consensus

Journal of Democracy | 16 December 2007

The World's Choice: Super, Soft, or Herbivorous Power?

OpenDemocracy | 26 October 2007

New World Order: The Balance of Soft Power and the Rise of Herbivorous Power

ECFR Policy Brief | 24 October 2007

The Populist Moment

Eurozine | 18 September 2007

Russia vs Europe: The Sovereignty Wars

OpenDemocracy | 05 September 2007

Balkan Deep Freeze

The Wall Street Journal | 02 February 2007

Europe's new Ostpolitik: a Polish echo

OpwenDemocracy | 21 December 2006

Democracy’s “Doubles”

Journal of Democracy | 16 December 2006

NATO in the Age of Populism

Riga papers, NATO Summit, Riga, Latvia | 28 November 2006

"Sovereign Democracy”, Russian-Style

OpenDemocracy | 16 November 2006

The Revolt of the Masses

Wall Street Journal Europe | 27 September 2006

The Energy Route to Russia's Democracy

OpenDemocracy | 13 June 2006

The End of the “Freedom Century”

OpenDemocracy | 27 April 2006

The New Europe: Respectable Populism and Clockwork Liberalism

OpenDemocracy | 21 March 2006

Russia’s Post-Orange Empire

OpenDemocracy | 20 October 2005

The European Union and the Balkans: Enlargement or Empire?

OpenDemocracy | 08 June 2005

Ukraine and Europe: A Fatal Attraction

OpenDemocracy | 16 December 2004

The Anti-American Century?

Journal of Democracy | 16 December 2004

We are all Brits today: Timothy Garton Ash’s ‘Free World’

OpenDemocracy | 07 September 2004

The missing incentive: corruption, anticorruption, and reelection

31 March 2004

The Inflexibility Trap: Frustrated Societies, Weak States and Democracy

16 December 2003

Do Uncorrupt Governments in Corrupt Countries Have Incentives to Launch Anti-Corruption Campaigns?

30 May 2003

The Liberal Estate

16 December 2000

The Strange (Re)Discovery of Corruption

16 December 2000

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