Democrats choose their candidate for mayor of New York in America's biggest experiment yet with preferential voting.
Donald Rumsfeld, architect of invasion and torture, dies peacefully and unmolested. The results of his work live on.
Iran shifts sharply to the right, with its moderate but unsuccessful president to be replaced by a hardliner. Does that make diplomatic engagement a waste of time?
Initial efforts by the Biden presidency to fend off threats to democracy in the United States are not going so well. Perhaps it's time to try a new angle.
Israel finally gets a new government, and both it and the rest of the world can start to confront the legacy of Benjamin Netanyahu.
The purging of Liz Cheney is another signal of the United States entering very dark territory. The lesson for Australia needs to be heeded.
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.