Turkish and Western interests have diverged since the Soviet Union collapsed.
Comparing one set of states against another does not necessarily tell us which policies are better.
Recep Erdoğan’s ability to quash the military putsch gives him free rein to reverse Turkish history.
Britain’s electoral system gives an advantage to the very areas that voted in the referendum to leave the EU.
The United Kingdom has historically had the luxury of being semi-detached from Europe. Not anymore.
Two parliaments will have to give their consent while the new prime minister may want to call elections first.
It’s impossible to know what went on inside the killer’s head. But we can make a few educated guesses.
Closer relations with the United States help Vietnam balance against China and promote its trade.
Russia’s dimming economic prospects and domineering behavior make China an attractive alternative.
For Montenegro, membership is about making a choice to be Western. For NATO, it’s about closing a gap.
Geert Hofstede’s cultural dimensions theory helps us understand why states behave the way they do.
Donald Trump seems to defy the theory that “the party decides” presidential contests. How did he do it?