January 18, 2018
Appeasement of China on the travel front opens some interesting questions about what should count as a country.
January 2, 2018 3
A review of the big elections of the last year and the current state of the "populist" threat.
October 22, 2017
Prime minister Shinzo Abe is seeking a fresh mandate, and seems unlikely to have much trouble getting it.
October 20, 2017
An occasional feature. This week, Czechia, Japan, New Zealand, Germany, Australia and Catalonia.
August 14, 2017 3
North Korea is staging its regular return to the headlines. Don't panic.
June 30, 2017 1
As the financial year comes to a close, we tie up some loose ends on recent electoral news.
May 10, 2017
South Korea turns its back on ten years of conservative leadership, and a peacemaker takes over just when he's needed.
July 15, 2016
A roundup of election news from Austria, the United States, Mongolia and Australia.
April 14, 2016
The daughter of Peru's jailed authoritarian leads in her country's presidential election. Meanwhile, South Korea's president, with a similar background, suffers a rebuff at the polls.
January 18, 2016
A big opposition win in Taiwan brings risks of a more difficult relationship with China – an issue that the rest of the world can't afford to ignore.