Italy: Explaining the Chaos

Update [28/08/2019]: the PD and M5S have declared their intention to form a government lead by previous PM Giuseppe Conte. No program has been agreed upon as of yet. M5S will hold a vote in…

Assessing Serbian enthusiasm for EU membership

In February 2018, the European Commission published its much-anticipated Enlargement Package, which detailed the progress of current accession negotiations and committed to begin talks with Albania and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) in…

The Puzzle of Latvian Government

On October 6, 2018, Latvia held a parliamentary election, one hundred years after the nation declared independence. However, on November 18, when this event was celebrated, a new government still hadn’t formed in Latvia. This…