Saudi miscalculates with Khashoggi

The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi will fuel anti-Riyadh sentiment in the Western world and damage Saudi Arabia’s reputation across the globe.

Elections in Bavaria and the Future of Conservatives in German Politics

The elections to be held on Sunday in Bavaria, Germany, will show how the future of conservatives in Germany will be shaped, how the fragile federal government led by Merkel will react to a major success of the AfD, and how the people will elaborate a likely shift to a more far-rightist and populist type of politics in general.