Understanding the change in Ian Paisley has thrown even the most astute commentators off course. How did the demagogue whose constant rant was: “Never(...)

Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaite addresses the European Parliament during a debate on the program of the Lithuanian presidency of the EU for the next six months, in Strasbourg, July 3, 2013.

Last Friday the bells of Vilnius University rang out to herald the start of Lithuania’s presidency of the Council of the European Union. Hundreds of d(...)