German Coalition Building

Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU), the Christian Social Union (CSU), the Free Democrats and the Greens are in the tumultuous process of perhaps forming the first four way coalition on the f...

The Fate of Catalonia

The geography, economy and culture of a state profoundly impact the political relationships that occur within state’s boundaries.  To keep state sovereignty viable, all political participants must ...

Xi Jinping Thought

The Communist Party of China recently held its 19th National Congress, a major event where everyone with a semblance of power in the party meets to discuss policy, ideology, and leadership. From Oc...