Getting on the ballot in all states is a challenge for presidential candidates who lack party support.
Nick Ottens is the Atlantic Sentinel's chief editor and a project manager at the crowdsourced consultancy Wikistrat. He was previously a Europe correspondent for The Prague Post, a columnist for the Swiss security blog Offiziere and has been published in Asia Times Online, Elsevier and The National Interest.
The conservatives try to remove justices who were appointed by their political opponents.
Former Russian client states argue that extending the Baltic Sea pipeline would hurt Ukraine.
Few lawmakers share Jeremy Corbyn’s resistance to airstrikes against the self-declared Islamic State.
The threat is no longer “very close,” but Belgium stays on guard against a terrorist attack.
The Russian leader says he is ready to cooperate, but the Turks better not shoot down another plane.
The Ukrainian president says Dutch Euroskeptics are playing into Russia’s hands.
Europe’s free-travel Schengen Area could be at risk if members fail to control the flow of people.
The former president may not succeed in outflanking the far right but still split his own supporters.
Germany sends a frigate and military planes to help its allies fight the Islamic State in Syria.
Britain’s prime minister makes his case for airstrikes against the fanatical Islamist group in Syria.
Critics fault him for not solving every crisis in the world, but Barack Obama keeps a sense of priorities.