Russia and the West seem to be on the same page when it comes to the resolution of the political crisis in Moldova.
Contrary to his hopes and expectations that the world might eventually forget if not forgive, Mohammed bin Salman still appears to have a journalist’s blood on his hands, according to the UN’s special rapporteur.
For Democrats, the issue of paramount importance is identifying the person best suited to defeating Trump next November.
When push comes to shove, allies of the US may see their own democratic processes pushed over the side of the cliff.
As long as Cuba and Russia are ready and willing to prop up Maduro, there may be no clean way out of the mess in Venezuela.
How should we reconcile the historically low level of Americans’ negative feelings about Jews with the recent surge in attacks on Jews?
The results of the European elections have revealed some breakthroughs for populists.There is concern about the impact of populism on rational decision-making in many Western democracies. But there is no agreement on what “populism” means. All politics appeal — to some extent — to people’s self-interest and to their preference for advantages being given to themselves, the area in which they live or a group to which they belong.
Why would right-wing terrorists decide not to claim responsibility for their crimes? In Germany, there has been an ongoing public debate as to whether radical-right terrorists take responsibility for their crimes, particularly after the radical-right terrorist group Nationalsozialistischer Untergrund (the National Socialist Underground, NSU) was uncovered. This group did not claim credit for its attacks before 2011, when its existence was revealed.
In the 2019 European Parliament elections, populist radical-right parties have further increased their vote shares.
In the face of an embargo, Qatar has challenged Saudi Arabia and the UAE.In June 2017, a group of countries led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates formed a diplomatic and economic blockade against the state of Qatar. Yet rather than bringing Qatar to its knees, the crisis has benefited the tiny Gulf nation in numerous ways. The siege has forced Doha to diversify its relations regionally and globally to gain independence from Riyadh and Abu Dhabi’s spheres of influence.