Reading suggestions to brighten your weekend.
Sweden's model of consensus anti-extremist politics is on trial in next month's election.
It's possible to tear down a prime minister without becoming their replacement. Peter Dutton could learn from Michael Heseltine.
It's fifty years since Soviet tanks crushed the Czechoslovak experiment in humane socialism. But the issues involved have not disappeared.
Malcolm Turnbull's predicament brings back memories of 2009-10. What can that experience tell us about his prospects?
The founder of India's ruling party was a moderate whose creation has become a vehicle for extremism.
Antisemitism in France is a mixture of change and continuity, which defies simple explanations and easy solutions.
Somaliland looks like a model case of democratic self-determination. Does that explain why it's ignored by the west?
Ideas matter, independently of who's paying for them. But that doesn't mean that the latter is unimportant.
Ten years ago, Russia and Georgia went to war. Remembering what happened then might help us now, but it might not.