The country's treatment of the US student shows its growing unpredictability.
With the socialist party in disarray, the winner of the primary is almost assured to face Marine Le Pen in the second round of the presidential election.
The German Chancellor's decision to run for a fourth term comes at a time when the populist forces which propelled Donald Trump to power threaten her own position.
Unless Donald Trump is able to master geopolitical complexity, the trouble in the Middle East will get far worse.
Perhaps there are more important stories about the new president-elect. But how will you hear them if we don’t defend the right to dissent?
Four new books, from the cast that brought us Brexit, chronicle the end of one political age – and the start of another.
Just as Richard Nixon’s Southern Strategy came after civil rights protests, the President-Elect’s campaign followed an African-American president.
Donald Trump’s victory has changed politics irrevocably. The age of unchecked globalisation and armed missionaries for liberal values is over. And we are entering a new age of great-power rivalry.
Trump's theatrical politics are a betrayal of the disenfranchised. To move forward, we need better analysis of and investment in local civic activism.
Trump’s public investment plans will give markets a boost but could end up hurting the world.
The left needs to find a way past the legacy of the Clinton and Blair era to form a coalition capable of winning back working-class voters.