The chaos of Italy's election is the result of long-standing trends — and a preview of what's to come in Europe.
A party with no sense of what it stood for was doomed from the start.
Italy’s most dangerous populists are the immigrant-hating Catholic fundamentalists of Forza Nuova.
Sex scandals have a long history of taking down politicians — but don't get your hopes up about the current U.S. president.
How Silvio Berlusconi successfully reinvented himself as a straight-laced member of the establishment.
Lisbon got its economy back on track by ditching austerity, and now Berlin is eating crow.
Are naval search-and-rescue operations saving migrants’ lives — or just encouraging them to take greater risks?
Some 700,000 people are living illegally on the slopes of Italy's most famous active volcano, and nobody has any idea what to do with them.
The author of the ‘Muslim Ban’ is now working to scuttle plans to settle refugees.
Not the traditional first foray for a new president.
Paolo Gentiloni's visit to Washington provides an opportunity for Donald Trump to heed an ally's advice.
Italy’s foreign minister launched a new pro-European Union party over the weekend.