The free-market liberal VVD and the Labour Party have virtually settled on the terms of a coalition government agreement in the Netherlands.
Are the United States and Iran engaged in secret talks over Iran’s alleged nuclear weapons program? The Diplomat analyzes here.
Foreign Policy has a thoughtful bio on China’s new expected leader Xi Jinping.
Results of the Icelandic referendum — voters have responded ‘yes’ on all six questions from Saturday’s vote.
Speigel considers what the latest EU summit means for the state of the Hollande-Merkel relationship.
Australian treasurer Wayne Swan’s fuzzy budget surplus math.
Should Chile nationalize its lithium industry?
A great profile of top financial blogger Felix Salmon. Read his blog here.