We are witnessing the end of the liberal era
- Nile Gardiner: The winds of change are sweeping through the West, overturning the dominant liberal consensus
- It is nation states that will stand up to terrorism and tyranny, and not the grandiose dreamers sitting in the European Commission
Nile Gardiner is the director of the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom at the Heritage Foundation and a former aide to Margaret Thatcher. The opinions in this article are those of the author.
(CNN) In just two months’ time, the world will bid farewell to President Obama. In his final overseas trip before exiting the White House next January, Mr. Obama stood alongside his German counterpart Angela Merkel at a press conference in Berlin, warning against a “meaner, harsher, more troubled world.”