Charles RichardsonJun 23, 2017
Albania continues to move towards political stability, with its prime minister seeking a mandate to negotiate entry to the European Union.
Charles RichardsonJun 21, 20176 Comments
Republicans win an astronomically expensive Congressional race in Georgia, and almost lose the low-profile one in neighboring South Carolina.
Charles RichardsonJun 19, 20173 Comments
France's president wins a parliamentary mandate: a less impressive one than seemed likely a week ago, but a remarkable achievement for all that.
Charles RichardsonJun 15, 20179 Comments
Emmanuel Macron is on track for a very big parliamentary majority. The centrist forces that in Britain swung behind Jeremy Corbyn had in France a genuine centrist to rally to.
Charles RichardsonJun 13, 20174 Comments
Theresa May was an unlikely front person for right-wing populism. Perhaps that's why she did so badly.
Charles RichardsonJun 9, 2017
In the week's other election, France starts the process of choosing its new parliament. President Emmanuel Macron looks like getting the result he wants.
Charles RichardsonJun 9, 201713 Comments
The exit poll shows Britain headed for a hung parliament. Live updates as results come through.
Charles RichardsonJun 8, 20172 Comments
An increased Conservative majority is the most likely outcome from Britain's general election, but unreliable polling and unstable party dynamics make prediction hazardous.
Charles RichardsonJun 5, 20175 Comments
Britain goes to the polls this week, in the shadow of terrorism, to choose between unreconstructed socialism and resurgent nationalism. It's an ugly situation to be in.
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