World Elections

Berlusconi Re-Emerges

In an alliance with the Northern League, the former prime minister would have as good a chance as any to win next year's election.

Kenya's Billion-Dollar Election

The 2017 elections could be among the continent's most expensive on a cost-per-voter basis.

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5 Takeaways From the UK Election

An extraordinary night for British politics has ended in a hung parliament.

The 'English Not British' Split in UK Politics

English taxpayers may only now be realising that they will foot the estimated £1.5bn dowry for Theresa May's civil partnership with the DUP, while England's austerity will continue largely...

Germany's Left Underwrites Putin's European Goals

It's not a sign of electoral confidence that the SPD is aligning itself so clearly with Putin's foreign policy goals.

Is Mexico's Brash Populist Still the Presidential Favorite?

Gubernatorial elections in three Mexican states last Sunday were supposed to show Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's viability as a candidate in next year's presidential race. Instead they checked the...

Can Cambodia Make Electoral History This Week?

Kem Sokha, president of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), is often seen as a mild-mannered figure, one with a strong focus on human rights, social issues, and village economics....

Jeremy Corbyn's Recipe For a Revival of Europe's Center-Left

His anti-austerity manifesto has been therapeutic, renewing his party's identity and sense of moral purpose

The Main Policy Pledges of South Korea's New Leader

South Korean liberal human rights lawyer Moon Jae-in won the presidency in an election on Tuesday, exit polls showed, ending nine years of conservative rul

The Abdication of Political Leadership

By Jacob L. Shapiro British Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Tuesday that she will call for snap general elections in the United Kingdom to be held on June 8, which will for all intents and...

Europe's Populist Challenge Is Far From Over

Some argue that because Geert Wilders did not win the Dutch elections a big blow has been struck against populism. This is dangerously optimistic. Wilders was never going to take power, and the...