Europe

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Gibraltar, the British territory forgotten by many Europeans This small piece of land in Southern Spain has made a dramatic entrance into the Brexit negotiations. It’s always been a source of tension between the two countries and strategically, it’s one ...
Angela Merkel, 2017

This section World Leaders will review the most important politicians for 2017. We begin with the German Chancellor.  Angela Merkel The German Chancellor will face an important deadline in September 2017. Merkel is once again standing for election as chancellor ...

The “Lost Generation” was the generation that came of age during World War I. The term was popularized by Ernest Hemingway, who used it in one of is novel. The “Lost Generation” depict the youth that were born during the ...

Forecast Persistent tension between Moscow and Kiev will encourage Russia to keep looking for pipeline routes to Europe that bypass Ukraine. TurkStream will probably remain shuttered until icy Russia-Turkey relations thaw. Given numerous political hurdles, South Stream’s prospects are similarly ...

Summary The Netherlands doesn’t make international headlines very often, but its recent moves to prepare for a radically different European Union have started to garner attention. On Nov. 18, a local newspaper revealed that the Dutch Cabinet has discussed a ...
Europe3

The main theme for Europe in the fourth quarter will be a recurring one: fragmentation. Indeed, the next three months will bring political and even territorial fragmentation to the Continent. The European Union will be dealing with three main issues, ...

It has been not only one, but three. The system borders and European asylum system is about to collapse. Tens of thousands of people are wandering between Greece and the Balkans waiting to find a country that will accept them ...

A 3 year old child died, face against the ground, on a beach in Turkey …  Will this terrible picture raise awareness in Europe? “The images incredibly poignant, the body of a Syrian child washed up on a beach do not lead Europe ...

Gruesome discovery, August 27, Austria: abandoned on an emergency lane of East highway (A4), near the Hungarian border, a truck loaded with dozens of dead people, probably coming from Syria. This is in one sentence the failure of the  “Fortress Europe” “Consternation”, ...

Abandoned by the left wing of Syriza, the Greek Prime Minister announced his resignation on August 20, paving the way for early elections in late September. Direction Center!  “Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Thursday in a televised speech that he was ...