For autocratic regimes, foreign sympathy for demonstrations is akin to intervention.
Responding to mass demonstrations with violence doesn’t always lead to the desired results.
The political movement defined democracies around the globe in the 2010s. It’s not going anywhere.
As the storming of the U.S. embassy in Iraq has shown, diplomatic protection isn’t always a given.
The demonstrations against India’s new citizenship law have had an emotional impact—but can they make a tangible one?
Defectors from both of Britain’s major political parties suffered huge losses in recent elections, leaving Parliament almost devoid of moderate lawmakers.
The arch-Brexiteer won’t make major gains this election, but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t succeeded.
Jens Stoltenberg will soon be NATO’s longest-serving leader in a generation. How has he done it?
Though some elements of British campaigns resemble those of American contests, the systems are fundamentally different.
Going to the electorate over and over again won’t necessarily reap different results.
For many of the protests taking place around the world, the lack of an appointed leader is deliberate.
The prime-ministerial hopeful turned London mayoral candidate told The Atlantic that he hopes to build a moderate political movement from the bottom up. But can it be done from city hall?
Every year, Britain commemorates the notorious Catholic conspirator’s failed plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament. Elsewhere in the world, his reputation is much different.
After the country elected its 20th Etonian prime minister, some are questioning whether its education system is the solution to the country’s stagnant social mobility—or the problem.
Protesters in Iraq and Lebanon are transcending societal divides to oppose political systems that are rooted in division. But can the unity last?
The state of flux European Union nationals living in Britain find themselves in speaks to wider unresolved questions surrounding Brexit.
Nationalism helped drive the Brexit vote. Could it also tear Britain apart?
The State Opening of Parliament and the accompanying Queen’s Speech are steeped in ritual and custom, something that feels incongruous as the country grapples with chaos.
The former Trump strategist has spent the past year trying to bolster far-right parties on the Continent—with little to show for it.
Rory Stewart is the latest British lawmaker to quit his political party—and Westminster.