The Interpreter: Western Populism May Be Entering an Awkward Adolescence

Populism has been growing since the 1960s, and research suggests it’s not slowing down. Four recent elections show how this dynamic can play out. Source: World

Editorial: Parliament Is Back in the Brexit Game

The British Supreme Court restored elected representatives to a process from which they had been foolishly excluded. Source: World

U.K. Parliament Must Approve Start of ‘Brexit’ Talks, Supreme Court Rules

The ruling, which upholds a decision by a lower court, creates a hurdle for Prime Minister Theresa May, who has promised to begin the process of exit negotiations by the end of March. Source: World

E.U. Reaches Compromise With the Netherlands on Closer Ukraine Ties

The Dutch had been the lone holdout among European Union member nations on an association agreement that would seek to counter Russia’s influence in Ukraine. Source: World

Italian Parliament Approves New Government, for Now

Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni won the support of both houses this week, but political debate has danced around one question: How long will it last? Source: World

Iceland’s Prime Minister Resigns, After Pirate Party Makes Strong Gains

The anti-establishment party came in second place, while the center-right Progressive Party shrank to eight seats from 19 in the 63-seat Parliament. Source: World