Why Modi Is Suddenly Everywhere
After his disastrous handling of COVID-19, India’s prime minister is attempting to seize back the narrative.
What the German Election Taught America About Democracy
Americans concerned about the future of their democracy can learn from the system they helped install in Germany.
The Biggest Loser of Iraq’s Election Could Be Iran
Pro-Iran parties lost support, say they’ll reject the results, and are threatening violence.
Will Andrej Babis Rise Again?
Pandora Papers revelations aren’t likely to doom the billionaire Czech prime minister in this week’s elections.
Fumio Kishida’s Principles Are About to Be Put to the Test
Japan’s new prime minister is the moderate face of a party dominated by its right wing.
Georgia Holds Fraught Elections Amid a COVID-19 Disaster
Dozens of people are dying a day, and the country’s future may be on the line.
The ‘Trial of the Century’ Will Test French Values
With 14 alleged terrorists on the stand and an election coming up, can politicians resist weighing in?
Germany Has Voted. What Happens Next?
Contentious coalition talks mean German Chancellor Angela Merkel could remain in her post for months to come.
The Next Big Player in the Global Economy Is Christian Lindner
Three Germans are running to replace Angela Merkel—but it’s someone else who might end up with the most influence.
Putin’s Party Is Preparing for a Post-Majority Future
Slow shifts in the Russian electorate are making dominance harder—so United Russia is changing the rules.
The Post-Merkel Return of German Ideologies
After years of consensus, a new era of division is set to roil German politics at home and abroad.
Russia’s Crazy Sham Election
To retain control in this weekend’s Duma elections, the Kremlin has reached very deep into its bag of tricks.
Germany Has Three Chancellor Candidates but No Answers
A nationally televised debate mostly highlighted the weaknesses of the leading contenders to succeed German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Germany Braces for Election Disinformation
A growing conspiracy movement is likely to spread false narratives about the results, with echoes of Trump.