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France’s Yellow Vests Are Rebels Without a Cause

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French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to figure out what they want. It’s not an easy task. RACHEL DONADIO MAR 18, 2019 Half of the French population supports the yellow vests, but roughly the same proportion wants the disruption to end.GONZALO FUENTES / REUTERS PARIS—A crisis of representative democracy is unfolding in France. For months…

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Russia’s Next Land Grab Won’t Be in an Ex-Soviet State. It Will Be in Europe.

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First he came for Georgia, then for Ukraine. Vladimir Putin’s next target is likely to be a non-NATO nation in the EU. BY MIKHEIL SAAKASHVILI  Foreign Policy  | MARCH 15, 2019, 6:46 AM A Ukrainian soldier stands guard aboard the military vessel “Dondass” moored in Mariupol, the Sea of Azov port on Nov. 27, 2018, after three…

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Jamie Dimon says we’ve split the US economy, leaving the poor behind

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Hugh Son | @hugh_son CNBC Published 22 Hours Ago Updated 19 Hours J. P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon points to two Americas: one that is benefiting from thriving U.S. corporations, and another that is struggling. “It is absolutely obvious that a big chunk of [people] have been left behind,” Dimon says. J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said that…

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Turkey Is Changing the Middle East. The U.S. Doesn’t Get It.

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Leadership of the Islamic world is shifting, weakening the anti-Iran coalition. By Hussein Ibish Bloomberg 14 Μαρτίου 2019, 8:00 π.μ. EET  Photographer: Emrah Yorulmaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Hussein Ibish is a senior resident scholar at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington. The Middle East is changing fast but the U.S. seems to be the last…

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China’s Secret Weapon to Control Its Near Seas: Enter the Maritime Militia

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A mysterious fleet of militarized fishing vessels is the front-line force in China’s escalating efforts to seize territory from neighboring countries. by David Axe Follow @daxe on TwitterL The National Interest A mysterious fleet of militarized fishing vessels is the front-line force in China’s escalating efforts to seize territory from neighboring countries. That’s the startling topic of…

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The Geography of Gulenism in Turkey

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As trials against the Gulen movement wrap up, a look at how deep its influence really was. BY TUGBA BOZCAGA, FOTINI CHRISTIA Foreign Policy  | MARCH 18, 2019, 1:52 PM A stairwell at Fatih University in Istanbul on March 7, 2013. (Photo by Monique Jaques/Corbis/Getty Images) In Turkey, hundreds of trials of security personnel and civilians accused of participating…

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American Universities Are in Crisis

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March 19, 2019 By George Friedman Geopolitical Futures <> Elite universities are once again looking for social conformists rather than disrupters. Last week, dozens of wealthy parents were charged for allegedly paying a firm to cheat on college entrance exams or bribe officials to get their children accepted into elite colleges. The number of people…

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Ending climate change requires the end of capitalism. Have we got the stomach for it?

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Phil McDuff The Guardian Policy tweaks won’t do it, we need to throw the kitchen sink at this with a total rethink of our relationship to ownership, work and capital  @Mc_Heckin_Duff Mon 18 Mar 2019 12.09 GMTLast modified on Mon 18 Mar 2019 12.11 GMT  ‘The need to keep the wheels of capitalism well-oiled takes precedence even against…

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Castaner en boîte de nuit : les syndicats dénoncent une « faute professionnelle »

18/3/19 | 0 σχόλια | 0 απαντήσεις | 75 εμφανίσεις

Un ministre de l’Intérieur peut-il être sans protection et alcoolisé par les temps qui courent ? La soirée arrosée de Christophe Castaner fait débat. Le ministre de l’Intérieur, Christophe Castaner n’avait pas besoin de ça ! Closer et Voici ont dévoilé des clichés dans lesquels on peut le voir en boîte de nuit le 9 mars dernier, et les images sont pour le…

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Violences à Paris : Macron veut « des décisions fortes »

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Après avoir écourté son séjour au ski, le président de la République a réagi aux débordements en marge de l’acte XVIII des Gilets jaunes ce samedi. Emmanuel Macron a écourté son séjour au ski et s’est rendu à la cellule de crise au ministère de l’Intérieur. Après le regain de violences des Gilets jaunes ce…

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Trump sends the wrong message on New Zealand. World leaders must denounce the attack. 

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By Editorial Board March 15 at 7:45 PM The Washington Post THE UNSPEAKABLE carnage in New Zealand must be called out by its proper name: a terrorist attack by a white-nationalist bigot consumed by Islamophobia and impelled by the fervid extremism that suffuses the Internet’s darkest crevices. The alleged gunman’s garden-variety racism — his rantings…

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ISIS member: Turkish intelligence knows everything

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When asked about how he crossed into Syria, ISIS member who was captured in Baghouz said: “Turkish intelligence knows everything.” The gang member spoke about trade between ISIS and Turkey and said: “Everything was great when we had a border with Turkey.”  ANF – ERSİN ÇAKSU  DEIR EZ-ZOR  Friday, 15 Mar 2019, 12:35 Having occupied…

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US Wants To Change The Law Of The Sea – Analysis

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By Mark J. Valencia March 15, 2019 John Bolton. Photo by Michael Vadon, Wikipedia Commons. The US is frustrated by North Korea’s continuing violation of UN sanctions by using rogue vessels to import and export banned cargo, sometimes transferring the cargo at sea. So it wants to interdict suspect vessels on the high seas using force…

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The collision of these 3 geographies is creating a new world order

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The rise of the Indo-Pacific, Eurasia and the Arctic will change how nations view the world. Image: Reuters 01 Nov 2018 Samir Saran President, Observer Research Foundation (ORF) For the past seven decades, the world has been moulded by a strong, transatlantic relationship with the US and EU underwriting the terms of peace, stability and…

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Greece-Cyprus-Israel EastMed gas pipeline reaches Washington

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EPA-EFE/JIM HOLLANDER Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (L) and Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades during the 5th Israel-Greece-Cyprus Summit in Beersheba, in the Negev Desert, Israel, 20 December 2018. AUTHOR By Kostis GeropoulosEnergy & Russian Affairs Editor, New Europe PUBLISHED 14:25 MARCH 14, 2019 UPDATED 14:25 MARCH 14, 2019…

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NATO: The Secretary General’s Annual Report 2018

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14 Mar. 2019 – Last updated: 14 Mar. 2019 11:23 On 14 March 2019, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg released his Annual Report for 2018. The Report outlines how NATO is responding to today’s security threats, adapting to new challenges, and investing in the future. It covers NATO’s activities and achievements to strengthen its deterrence and…

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