European Union (EU)
Citing improved growth and rising inflation, the ECB moved to scale back its bond purchases. But don’t call it a taper.
Either the target or the loose monetary policy had to go. In the end it was the target.
The legacy of Next Generation EU and the joint issuance it envisions will likely outlive the immediate harms of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Iran makes a naval foray into the Atlantic, the EU takes aim at multinational tax avoidance, and security in the Sahel continues to deteriorate.
What Prime Minister Viktor Orbán terms ‘illiberal democracy’ is starting to look a lot like blatant authoritarianism.
The unequal matchup between a bureaucratic behemoth and Vanuatu reveals more about history and geopolitics than it does about financial irregularities.
Inflation in focus in Europe, the junta government in Myanmar faces more armed resistance, and Israel unrest spreads to the West Bank.
Only through joint action can France and the UK leverage their full strategic weight in the South China Sea dispute.
Centrist parties are benefiting from COVID-19 tailwinds, but don’t read too much into the Dutch results.
How do European governments strike a balance between privacy rights and the right for citizens to know what their leaders are doing?