The European far right has found a friend in an unlikely place.
Once again, pundits are suggesting that New York’s Michael Bloomberg might run for President. Though nobody seems to be able to explain why.
Interesting and significant goings on in Italian politics.
European leaders continue to kick the can down the road on a crisis that could bring down the global economy.
Lost in the hubbub of S&P downgrading the US bond rating is news that the Italian government has the ratings agencies under criminal investigation.
Today’s Foreign Desk includes comments on Brazil’s floods, developments in Ivory Coast, and Silvio Berlusconi’s sex scandal.
A new round of Wikileaks documents is out, and it opens the door on diplomatic correspondence previously hidden from the public.