How Merkel’s handling of the refugee crisis emboldened the far right and led to troubling questions about her future as chancellor.
Vladimir Putin’s military intervention is less about defeating Isis than about establishing himself as the ultimate counter-revolutionary leader.
When I talked to Iranian policymakers last year, they told me US hegemony in the Middle East and global affairs is giving way to a multipolar order - and with it come new enemies.
The fall of Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and Scandinavia’s move to the right.
As US influence wanes, a new world is emerging.
New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras may be the man who consigns centrist politics to history.
Two groups of voters turned out in disproportionate numbers: urban voters from former industrial heartlands and rural voters put off by the liberal values being adopted by mainstream parties. Can politicians ever win back their trust?
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