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Europes Losing Streak

Why Brussels feels so dazed and confused in 2018.

Europe Is Reaping Its Own Bitter Harvests

Sergio Mattarellaâs defence of the status quo has ensured the success of racist and populist policies, writes former Greek...

The Roots of Russian Aggression

Don't blame the West.

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