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May 31, 2024

European Union
What’s at Stake in the EU Elections?

The European Union’s governing bodies could see a significant shake-up as millions of voters head to the polls across the twenty-seven-member bloc, with consequences for transatlantic ties.

Members of the EU Parliament sit during a plenary session in Strasbourg, France.

June 10, 2024

How Will the EU Elections Results Change Europe?

Far-right advances in the European Parliament elections have destabilized politics in France, a longstanding pillar of the European Union, and highlighted fault lines in the bloc.

June 14, 2024

Election 2024
Election 2024: Will Washington Address Its Debt and Deficit Problem?

Each Friday, I look at what the presidential contenders are saying about foreign policy. This Week: The United States may come to rue its failure to get its fiscal house in order. 

The National Debt Clock

June 3, 2024

South Africa
South Africa’s Landmark Elections

As South Africa concludes a set of historic national elections, questions remain on how its democracy will fare in response to a new set of challenges.

People queue to vote in the South African elections, in Cape Town, South Africa on May 29, 2024.

June 11, 2024

European Union
The Right Surges in EU Elections, With Liana Fix and Matthias Matthijs

Liana Fix, a fellow for Europe at the CFR, and Matthias Matthijs, senior fellow for Europe at CFR and associate professor of international political economy at Johns Hopkins University's School of Ad…

Podcast The first provisional results for the European Parliament elections were announced at the European Parliament building in Brussels, Belgium, on June 9, 2024.

June 2, 2024

Will the United States Boost Maduro in Venezuela’s Election?

A forced sale of CITGO oil company just days before Venezuela's July 28 presidential election would be a propaganda bonanza for the Maduro regime, and should be delayed by the United States governmen…

June 7, 2024

Elections and Voting
Women This Week: Mexico to Elect First Woman President

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers June 1 to June 7.

A woman walks past newspapers displaying the victory of the presidential candidate of the ruling Morena party Claudia Sehinbaum, a day after the general election, in Mexico City, Mexico June 3, 2024.

June 7, 2024

Election 2024
Election 2024: Joe Biden Makes the Case for Allies and Alliances

Each Friday, I look at what the presidential contenders are saying about foreign policy. This Week: President Joe Biden spoke with Time magazine about the importance of alliances to U.S. security.

U.S. President Joe Biden visits the Pointe du Hoc Ranger Monument

June 5, 2024

Modi’s Historic, Sobering Elections and His Economic Challenge

The third term win for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was an unsurprising result, but the loss of Parliament seats means his party will need to work with a fragile coalition government to enact …

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures as he arrives at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in New Delhi, India, June 4, 2024. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

May 24, 2024

Mexico’s 2024 Elections: What to Know

Against a backdrop of widespread violence, a record number of voters will look to elect Mexico’s first woman president in a June election that polls predict will go to Claudia Sheinbaum.

Election staffers prepare voting booths for pretrial detainees ahead of Mexico’s general election, on May 6, 2024.