A year out from France's presidential election, Emmanuel Macron's strongest card is once again the disunity of his opponents, and especially the fact that the far right is at the head of the pack.
Russia's president no longer has a friend in the White House, but his strategic aims, such as they are, remain the same. Joe Biden faces the challenge of how to respond.
The momentum for marijuana legalisation in the United States now seems unstoppable, but the lessons may not generalise to other countries and other issues.
Preventing prisoners from voting in the United States has some strange effects on the workings of the electoral system. Australia is more fortunate in that regard, as a current round of redistributions illustrates.
A dispute at a prestigious American think-tank exposes an apparent synergy in foreign policy between libertarianism and Trumpism.
Increased turnout in last year's US election probably didn't have much to do with the expansion of postal voting. Nor does it seem to have made much difference to the result.
What would happen in the US if the electoral college was elected proportionally? The answer is rather interesting, but it's an unlikely avenue for reform.
A new paper revisits the question of the basis to use for drawing legislative districts in the US, with some interesting experimental results.
Myanmar's military uses baseless claims of election fraud to seize power. It sounds much too familiar for comfort.
Ten years on from the Arab Spring, Joe Biden has the task of trying to pick up the pieces of American policy in the Middle East. It won't be easy, but there are a few hopeful signs.