June 17, 2014
The successful conduct of an election in Afghanistan provides an interesting counterpoint to Tony Blair’s call for a new intervention in Iraq.
April 28, 2014
This disappointed hopes of the Arab Spring were on show in last week’s one-sided election in Algeria, writes Charles Richardson.
March 12, 2014
Two very different elections in El Salvador and North Korea both signal the triumph of democracy.
March 3, 2014
Must politics always be driven by tribal hatreds, or is there scope for a more constructive way of doing things?
February 19, 2014
The rowdy protests are still boiling in both cities, but are the similarities still there?
February 4, 2014
A slight branding change doesn't mean Greece's Golden Dawn party is changing its values, writes Charles Richardson.
January 29, 2014
French president François Hollande is trying to put the recent crisis in his personal life behind him, but that’s not the source of his political problems.
January 28, 2014
The ongoing protests in Kiev and other cities of western Ukraine are starting to raise the question of whether it can remain a united country.
January 21, 2014
The Spanish region of Catalonia wants to break away to form its own country. It's chances of succeeding are good, writes Charles Richardson.
December 11, 2013
It’s not clear that fresh elections will help resolve matters in Thailand, but at least it’s worth a try, writes Charles Richardson.