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

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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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Why Russia will never back down? Reasons behind supporting the Assad regime

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Bashar al-Assad Caricature by DonkeyHotey https://flic.kr/p/dFssBj

On June 12, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton raised U.S.-Russian tensions over the crisis in Syria by publicly accusing Russia of providing MI-25 attack helicopters to the Assad regime. Clinton detected, “We are concerned about the latest information we have that there are attack helicopters on the way from Russia to Syria.” Accusations that Russia…

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Igor Lukes: ‘US attitude towards Europe is above party lines’

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Remembering the Fall of the Berlin Wall (Professor Igor Lukes on the photo) by Center for the Study of Europe https://flic.kr/p/pLvoZG

We present to you an interview with Igor Lukes, Czech-born professor of History and International Relations at Boston University. Our correspondent Jakub Janda questioned him about Republican Primaries, role of foreign policy in American political campaigns, and the puzzlement of the Europeans over distinguishing the Republicans from Democrats.  

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