Calling for elections in the absence of stable institutions while competing for diplomatic and economic influence won’t rebuild the country — it will destroy it.
It turns out not being attacked by the Islamic State is nothing to be proud of.
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.
Italians are rearranging the deck chairs as their country irrevocably sinks.
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.
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?
The British prime minister’s big Brexit speech was a big flop.
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.