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Emmanuel Macron Is Everything America’s Democrats Are Not

26/4/17 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 102 εμφανίσεις

The unlikely front-runner to be France’s next president proves the problem with liberalism is the messenger, not the message. BY CHRISTOPHER GLAZEK APRIL 25, 2017 Whatever you think of France’s centrist establishment, you have to hand it to them: They took the threat of populism seriously. So seriously, in fact, that they dumped an incumbent president,…

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Open Letter to the prime minister of Greece

26/4/17 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 64 εμφανίσεις

APRIL 25TH, 2017 CHRISTOS PANAYIOTIDES CM REGULAR COLUMNIST Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras  To Mr Alexis Tsipras, prime minister of Greece Οn April 23, 2017, the Cyprus daily Phileleftheros reported that Greek foreign minister Nicos Kotzias has sent a ‘complaint-letter’ to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in which reference was made to inappropriate actions and to…

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US ‘Deeply Concerned’ By Turkish Strikes In Syria, Iraq

26/4/17 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 100 εμφανίσεις

News Now AFP Fighters from the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) Washington (AFP) – The United States is “deeply concerned” by Turkish air strikes that reportedly killed more than two dozen Kurdish fighters in Iraq and Syria, the State Department said Tuesday. The strikes underscore the delicate political tightrope the United States is treading in…

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Former Greek Minister of Finance Recognizes Ecuador’s Economic Manage

26/4/17 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 51 εμφανίσεις

Quito, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Former Greek Minister of Finance, Yanis Varoufakis, who continues today his visit to Ecuador, highlighted the adequate management of national economy and the policies of President Rafael Correa, who considered a reference worldwide. In a lecture delivered invited by the Institute of High National Studies (IAEN) the economist and university…

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Who Failed the Palestinian-Israeli Peace Test?

25/4/17 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 56 εμφανίσεις

Despite continually seeking ‘tests’ for the Palestinians, without which Israel cannot conduct peace talks with them, the one who has consistently failed the test of peace is Netanyahu himself. In an interview with Fox News on Friday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the Palestinians must “pass the test of peace” (Haaretz, April 22). This time,…

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Is Mad Dog Planning to Invade East Syria?

25/4/17 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 111 εμφανίσεις

by MIKE WHITNEY APRIL 24, 2017 Counterpunch The Pentagon’s plan for seizing and occupying territory in east Syria is beginning to take shape. According to a Fox News exclusive: “The Islamic State has essentially moved its so-called capital in Syria… ISIS is now centered in Deir ez-Zur, roughly 90 miles southeast of Raqqa, the officials said.”…

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The Collapse of the Left

25/4/17 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 89 εμφανίσεις

April 24, 2017 By George Friedman and Jacob L. Shapiro   French voters headed to the polls on Sunday in the first round of France’s presidential election. With the rise of National Front candidate Marine Le Pen, the election raises the question of what is happening to the “left.” We have spent a lot of…

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The Fall of the French Left

25/4/17 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 89 εμφανίσεις

The Atlantic With Benoît Hamon’s defeat, his Socialist Party may be obsolete. Benoit Hamon, Socialist Party presidential candidate for the 2017 presidential election, makes selfie with supporters after delivering a speech as he campaigns in Carmaux, France, April 21, 2017.Regis DuvignauIn the first round of a French presidential election, there will, naturally, always be more…

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European Union Closes Ranks on Brexit

25/4/17 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 85 εμφανίσεις

Handelsblatt TOUGH TALKS British government hopes of dividing the remaining 27 European Union states are thwarted, as new guidelines show the EU toughening its negotiating position on Brexit. By Kerstin Leitel Ruth Berschens Published on24. April 2017, 04:49 Brexit talks will be tough. Picture source: Reuters Breaking up is hard to do. And the European Union is…

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Macron and Le Pen advance to the second round of the French election

25/4/17 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 57 εμφανίσεις

A new Republic For the first time in the history of the Fifth Republic, neither mainstream political party has entered the run-off for the presidency Europe Economist Apr 23rd 2017| PARIS  AFTER the most volatile and closely run campaign in recent history, the French first-round vote has yielded an extraordinary outcome, putting two party outsiders…

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George Soros Funds Over 200 US Organizations – Here’s the List

24/4/17 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 171 εμφανίσεις

Self-professed Nazi war criminal George Soros continues to go free and influence American politics and society.  However, part of the weapon in the war against him is to openly identify those he funds. Both Soros and his Open Society Foundations provide funding directly or indirectly to over 200 US organizations. Advancement Project: This organization works…

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France’s Choice, Europe’s Future

24/4/17 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 45 εμφανίσεις

JUDY DEMPSEY The selection of the next president of France will have profound implications for the country, for Europe, and for the Western liberal order. April 24, 2017 France is on the cusp of a new era. In less than two weeks, the country’s citizens will know whether they will be led by Marine Le…

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The Coming French Revolution

23/4/17 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 55 εμφανίσεις

ZAKI LAÏDI Project Syndicate. Zaki Laïdi, Professor of International Relations at L’Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), was a political adviser to French Prime Minister Manuel Valls. His most recent book is Le reflux de l’Europe. APR 17, 2017  PARIS – In a few weeks, France will elect its next president. Given the French executive’s…

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Erdogan’s win, Turkey’s loss

23/4/17 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 37 εμφανίσεις

Erdogan knows that his greatest asset is a fragmented opposition. 2017/04/23 The Arab Weekly Yavuz Baydar “It doesn’t matter if you win the match 5-0 or 1-0,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an interview with CNN Interna­tional after a referendum vote increased his powers. “The ultimate goal is to win the game.” A…

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France: A Guide to the Presidential Elections

22/4/17 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 72 εμφανίσεις

by Soeren Kern April 22, 2017 at 2:00 am https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/10262/france-a-guide-to-the-presidential-elections “What poses a problem is not Islam, but certain behaviors that are said to be religious and then imposed on persons who practice that religion.” — Emmanuel Macron “Those who come to France are to accept France, not to transform it to the image of…

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Turkey votes in favour of enhanced powers for the president

20/4/17 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 58 εμφανίσεις

April 18th 2017 http://country.eiu.com Event In a referendum held on April 16th voters narrowly approved a set of constitutional changes that will begin Turkey’s transition from a parliamentary to a presidential system. According to preliminary results, just over 51% voted in favour of the proposed changes. Turnout was high at 86%, but opponents of the reform allege…

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Το σχόλιο της ημέρας

    19/4/17 | (7 σχόλια)
    του ΠΑΝΤΕΛΗ ΣΑΒΒΙΔΗ. Μετά από μια εντυπωσιακή άνοδο ως το 2000, υπάρχει μια, εξίσου εντυπωσιακή, πτώση της αριστεράς, σε όλες τις μορφές της, στην Ευρώπη. Αν εξαιρέσει κανείς την Ελλάδα και την Πορτογαλία, στις υπόλοιπες, σημαντικές,  χώρες της Ευρώπης, η ...

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