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Witch-hunt on Trump: Establishment’s anger about “America First” and reclaiming power from Washington

in International Relations & Defence by
US President Donald J. Trump. Copyright Sputnik 2017.

Last week, Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States. A man of a surprisingly blunt language and the one who is not shy to speak his mind on issues some regard as far too controversial, he managed to shock the “correct-thinking people” once more. His inauguration speech will not be remembered for…

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Donald’s Populist Moment: Revolt of the Masses or Revolt of the Elites?

in International Relations & Defence/Politics by
Donald Trump in Florida / Jonathan Ernst, Reuters

The gloom in the eyes of the genteel EU folk in Brussels on Wednesday 9 November was a perfect reflection of the city’s rain-filled skies that morning. “The current tenant of the White House is the first Black President of the United States,” a colleague of mine quipped as I passed by his cubicle, “the…

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Press Briefing: Common language for the EU, Populists in Europe & Eurasian century

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German AfD candidate: ‘The EU is upside down’ (EurActiv, 25th May ’14) Germany’s leading eurosceptic party, Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), received 7 percent of the vote in their country and will be sending 7 MEPs to the European Parliament. While AfD opposes the euro currency and would like that Germany reintroduces Deutsche Mark, it has…

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