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Wrong choices made to get rid of Assad

Already in 2013 I asked how long the West would allow the atrocities continue to go on in Syria. A humanitarian crisis was developing to become another long going conflict like in Iraq. Though many mistakenly thought the final chapter … Continue reading

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French Muslims under attack

States always do have to be careful not to create a form of mass or generalised hysteria. In France and Belgium we can see that the government put the security risk factor higher, in Belgium on level 3 (of 4). … Continue reading

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2014 Economics

Eurozone In this chapter looking on the year that Latvia officially adopted the euro as its currency becoming the 18th member of the Eurozone we could see in the West that more people did not manage any more to come … Continue reading

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Americans wrongly informed about situation in Europe

Europeans did know already that the American press was not always so good informing their public, placing cities in wrong countries or placing the country on a wrong place on the map. from the bigger television station you would hope … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 11

George Pepper at the European Sting saw with a superfluity of hypocrisy and a thirst for positive media exposure the European political leaders marching last Sunday in the streets of Paris, to tell the world ‘Je suis Charlie’. He is … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 10

Very soon after the Paris attack on Wednesday last week, Muslims in Europe were already feeling the backlash from it.  This also made many to call for insight and calmness. The United Nations Human Rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein said … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 8

In the country of the third biggest Jewish community and having a huge Islam community as well in the midst of many other religions and atheist groups, people came together to show their unity to the world. The intention of … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 7

Last week’s attack in Paris is resonating with the people of France and its neighbouring countries in a similar way that the terrorist attack on 09/11/01 in NYC resonated with the people of the US. Funny enough the cartoonists of … Continue reading

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It’s beautiful to watch the spread of #JeSuisCharlie across the world

Originally posted on Quartz:
Following the terrorist attack on the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris, millions tweeted using the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie to honor the 12 victims and support their commitment to free speech and expression. Watch use of the hashtag…

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Being Charlie 3

Early Friday, Security forces streamed into the small industrial town of Dammartin-en-Goële, near Charles de Gaulle airport in a massive operation to seize the two men at the printing house suspected of carrying out France’s deadliest terror attack in decades. Tens of … Continue reading

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