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2016 in review Politics #2 Persons of the year

Merkel‘s popularity had suffered in 2016, following a rash of sexual assaults in the western city of Cologne on New Year‘s Eve blamed mainly on Arab and North African men. Going from 2015 into 2016 in some German cities brought … Continue reading

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Brexit and British business

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The newspapers from April 23 and 24 presented the worst case scenarios for British business in case of Brexit. One of the reasons the government is delaying triggering Article 50, which formally begins Leave proceedings…

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Brexit, Nexit, Vlexit and Frexit

After the Dutch showed how they were against the European Union and also voted against a trade deal with Ukraine, they now found some new oil in the idea of a Nexit like the British referendum got them a positive … Continue reading

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2015 Film

A poignant film directed by 36-year-old Yared Zeleke and Ethiopia’s first entry in France’s prestigious Cannes International Film Festival, warmly received at its première, was shot in the highlands and forests of northern and central Ethiopia. Lamb tells the story … Continue reading

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Brexit clashes and reasons to consider to bring out the right vote

On May the 9th David Cameron, prime minister, raised the spectre of European wars in making the case for staying in the EU. It followed George Osborne, chancellor, on Sunday appealing to the darkest British psychoses with a warning that … Continue reading

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70 years later

Andy Walton writes  America would never be able to match a possible 2.3 million strong army as it swooped down into Israel. Even if all America’s tanks were placed in the way of Russia they would still be overwhelmed… Russia … Continue reading

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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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2015 European Year for Development

On 9 January, the European Year for Development was launched officially at a special event in Riga in conjunction with the opening of Latvia’s presidency of the Council of the EU. Two days earlier the European Union was attacked on … Continue reading

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2014 Politics all over the world

Thailand The 2013–14 Thai political crisis did not seem to come to an end and the ‘peaceful’ protests were silenced at certain moments, with brutal police force. Anti-government protests took place between November 2013 and May 2014, organised by the … Continue reading

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ISIL will find no safe haven

The world may face an upcoming big counter-terrorism campaign to safeguard the democratic values of all our Western nations. In my previous post Not true or True Catholicism and True Islam I replied to those Americans who consider that IS, ISIS … Continue reading

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