Kosovo President and Opposition Leader Indicted for War Crimes

A reckoning for 2500 Kosovar Serb civilians who were slaughtered is at hand.

Sweden No-Lockdown Plan a Mistake

The architect of the plan admits he was wrong.

What We Don’t Know About COVID-19

Two new studies bring more questions than answers.

Hungary Goes Full Authoritarian

Orban has used Covid-19 to kill whatever vestiges of democracy remained.

UK PM Tests Positive for Covid-19

The PM and the Health Minister have both tested positve.

Prince Charles Has COVID-19

The 71-year-old heir to the British throne has tested positive and is in self-isolation.

Turkey at War with Syria and Europe

President Erdogan is playing a dangerous game.

Polls Show Tories Headed For Big Victory In British Elections

Boris Johnson and the Conservative Party are on course for a big win in December 12th’s General Election.

United Kingdom Sets December 12th Election Date

Brits will head to the polls for the fourth time in four years with the future of Brexit on the ballot.

EU to Grant ‘Flextension’ on Brexit

The UK is being given yet more time to figure out the obvious.

Status Of Brexit Is Clear As Mud As Deadline Nears

With just over two weeks to go until the deadline, the status of Brexit is entirely unclear.

Brexit and the Challenges of Democratic Governance

More on rules and how they matter (plus issues of representation).

Meanwhile, in the UK

Just so we all know it isn’t just the US suffering a crisis of leadership…

Jacques Chirac, Former French President, Dies At 86

Jacques Chirac, who served two terms as President of France and was a strong opponent of the Iraq War, has died.

Boris Johnson Loses Key Parliament Votes, But May Still Win In The End

The so-called “rebel alliance’ in the House of Commons continues to stack up wins against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, but Johnson could still win in the end.

Reaction To Johnson’s Suspension Of Parliament Is Mostly Negative

The reaction to Boris Johnson’s move to suspend Parliament to force a hard Brexit is mostly negative, but there appears to be little that can be done to stop it.

Trump Cancels Visit To Denmark Because Danes Won’t Sell Greenland

Another day, another Trump temper tantrum.

Boris Johnson Headed For A Snap Election?

It looks as if Boris Johnson’s government could be looking to call for a snap election to he held in the immediate aftermath of Brexit.

Boris Johnson Is Already Facing A Political Crisis

Boris Johnson has been in office for barely a week and he’s already facing an existential political crisis.

Boris Johnson Officially Becomes British Prime Minister

Boris Johnson now has the job he’s wanted since he entered politics. Whether he succeeds or fails should become readily apparent rather quickly.

Boris Johnson Wins Tory Leadership Fight, Will Become Next British Prime Minister

Boris Johnson won the fight for the leadership of Great Britain’s Conservative Party and will soon become the next British Prime Minister. That was the easy part.

Boris Johnson One Step Away From No. 10 Downing Street, Not Everyone Is Happy

As early as Tuesday, Boris Johnson could be confirmed as the winner in the race for Tory leadership. This will make him the next British Prime Minister. Not everyone in the United Kingdom is thrilled about that idea.

Concerns Rise About Health Of German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Recent video showing what appears to be uncontrolled shaking are raising health concerns about German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

No, 0.3% of UK Voters are not Choosing the Next PM

The NYT provides an incredibly bad take on parliamentary government.

Great Britain’s Next Leader Will Be Chosen By 0.03% Of The British People

The next Prime Minster of the United Kingdom will be chosen by a very small segment of both the population and the Conservative Party. Does that make sense?

Britain’s Ambassador To The U.S.: Trump “Inept,” “Dysfunctional”

In memos to his superiors, the British Ambassador to the United States had an exceedingly frank, and negative, assessment of the current occupant of the White House.

Russia Used Social Media Trolls To Interfere In E.U. Elections

Evidence appears to clearly established that Russia used many of the same social media efforts it used in the United States in 2016 to interfere in the recent European Parliament elections.

Boris Johnson To Face Jeremy Hunt In Tory Leadership Fight

The fight to determine the leader of the Conservative Party, and the next British Prime Minister, is down to two candidates, but there’s one clear favorite.

Boris Johnson Is One Step Closer To No. 10 Downing Street

As Conservative MP’s continue winnowing down the list of candidates for party leader, Boris Johnson remains the overwhelming leader. However, a surprise challenger may be on his heels.

U.S. Formally Seeks Extradition Of Julian Assange

Beginning tomorrow in a British courtroom, the United States will begin the process of having Julian Assange extradited to the United States to face espionage and other charges.

Meanwhile, In Russia….

While the American media was paying attention to President travels and travails in Europe, there was another meeting taking place.

On Eve Of State Visit, Trump Attacks Royal Family Member, Intereferes In British Politics

Hours before departing the United States for a pomp and circumstance filled State Visit to the United Kingdom, President Trump sticks his foot in his mouth.

Boris Johnson Ordered To Appear In Court On Charges He Lied During Brexit Campaign

Boris Johnson, who is currently the apparent frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and British Prime Minister, has been ordered to appear in court on charges he lied during the 2016 Brexit campaign.

Irish Voters Approve Liberalized Divorce Laws

Despite opposition from the Catholic Church, or perhaps in rebellion against it, Irish voters overwhelmingly approved a new law liberalizing that nation’s divorce laws.

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party Scores Big Win In British E.U. Parliament Elections

The pro-Brexit Brexit Party and the anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats both scored big wins in the United Kingdom’s E.U. elections, while the two major parties suffered big losses.

EU Elections Show Continued Voter Frustrations

The transatlantic rejection of elite consensus that began with Brexit continues.

Boris Johnson On The Rise In Race For Conservative Party Leader

Boris Johnson seems to be the leader in the race to replace Theresa May as Conservative Party leader. Whether that’s a good thing is another question.

Theresa May To Step Down As Conservative Party Leader On June 7th

Theresa May has announced she is stepping down as leader of the Conservative Party as of June 7th, starting a process that will have her out of Downing Street withing the next two months or so.

May Seeks Extension Of Time To Stay In Office As Tory Hold On Power Becomes Precarious

British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking an extension on her promise to leave office at the same time that the political future of her Conservative Party becomes increasingly doubtful.

Israel Conducts Kinetic Strike against Hamas Cyber Operations Center

This could be a very big deal – unless it isn’t.

Bregrets, They’ve Had A Few

A new poll shows that a majority of the British public believes that the Brexit referendum was a bad idea. What that means for the future of Brexit is not at all clear.

EU Declines Yet Another Brexit Extension

Theresa May and the UK are quickly running out of options.

EU Likens Brexit to Divorce

As a no-deal Brexit becomes more likely, the EU is taking things personally.

Time for Theresa May to Go?

Many are calling for the UK Prime Minister’s ouster. But the problem is Brexit itself, not any one leader.

America’s Allies Refuse Trump’s Request To ‘Fill The Gap’ In Syria

After two years of spitting in their faces, President Trump is finding it hard to get America’s European allies to come to his aid.

Theresa May Still Searching For A Brexit Deal

With just over two months to go until the March 29th deadline, British Prime Minister Theresa May is no closer to a Brexit deal.

Trump’s Withdrawal From The I.N.F. Treaty Is Exactly What Putin Wants

The American withdrawal from the I.N.F. Treaty gives Vladimir Putin exactly what he wants.

Theresa May Survives No-Confidence Vote But The Future Remains Unclear

Theresa May survived the Labour Party’s call for a no-confidence vote, but the future for her and for her country remain as hazy as ever.