Donald Trump doesn't really look like a blackmail victim, but there's still something unusual going on in his relationship with Vladimir Putin.
Opponents of immigration are just that, regardless of whether it's legal or illegal. With Peter Dutton, at least we know where he stands.
Reporting from Svalbard, a place with no border controls.
The Brexit drama enters a new and enthralling phase. Here are some ideas for what might happen next.
An anti-Trump libertarian argues for structural reform to give more power to urban Americans.
The European far right is a powerful ally for Donald Trump, but it is not on the point of taking power.
I'm going to be away in Scandinavia for the next three weeks, so posts will probably be shorter and less regular than usual, although with any luck they'll also contain some interesting European observations. Moderation of comments might also be a bit slow.
Mexico gets a quick and decisive result in its presidential election.
Some links to interesting material from the last few days.
It looks like being third time lucky for Mexico's veteran leftist in Sunday's presidential election.