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Opinion – Europe is Still Able to Build Tanks

Since the end of the cold war, numerous tank programs have been launched, but by a decreasing number of countries. In short, the market is consolidating, and the big players are increasing their exports. The capacity to conduct tank programs is often used as marker of a military power’s overall capacity. The market shift has […]

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Opinion – Macron’s Pivot Towards Russia

Russia has become an important component of Emmanuel Macron’s foreign policy. In his first sorties on the world stage, Macron sought to reconnect with his Russian counterpart at the Château de Versailles in an effort to reset relations. Under François Hollande’s presidency, relations with Moscow were marred by Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the war […]

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Opinion – Europe and China’s Growing Assertiveness

Mounting tensions between the United States and China is increasingly testing Europe’s resilience. Both powers are stepping up pressure on European countries on issues and policies they consider vital to their strategic interests. This is particularly noteworthy regarding the role of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei in providing 5G networks to European countries. In July, US […]

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WWII allies, ex-enemy Germany mark 75th Battle of the Bulge

Allies and former enemy Germany together marked the 75th anniversary of one of the most important battles in World War II By RAF CASERT and MARK CARLSON Associated Press December 16, 2019, 11:36 AM 4 min read BASTOGNE, Belgium — Side by side, the Allies and former enemy Germany together marked the 75th anniversary of […]

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Boris Johnson to seek Parliamentary approval for Brexit deal ahead of Christmas – National

There will be no letup for U.K. lawmakers worn out after Britain’s bruising election campaign. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to begin “before Christmas” the push to secure Parliamentary approval for his Brexit deal. Buoyed by its landslide victory in Thursday’s election, Johnson’s Conservative government plans to move fast to make good on his […]

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General election: McDonnell admits antisemitism has hurt Labour campaign – live news | Politics

“My message (to the Labour party) would be listen carefully, I’ll never do anything that puts Boris Johnson into Downing Street, but Labour, in order to get a Queen’s speech and a budget through, if they’re in a minority position, need the support of another party. “And if Scotland votes for the SNP in a […]

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Brexit: A European Perspective - With Patrick Bijsmans & Russell Foster
European Union

What Happens to Brexit Now?

In May 1832, a political and ideological struggle between Reformers and Reactionaries brought Britain the closest it has been to revolution. In the “Days of May” of 1832, Britain abandoned its stagnant, century-old politics that had barely changed since the Acts of Union in 1707, and entered a new phase in which politics became formalised. […]

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