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Brexit: Can Mrs. May Win Backing From the Commons?

Never has British politics been so polarised and never has the quality of political leadership in Britain been so weak. The Brexit saga is far from over.

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Brexit “Deal”: Not Even the End of the Beginning for UK and EU

Years and years of negotiations about the future UK-EU relations lie ahead — if the ambitions are ever to be set into an international treaty.

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The Battle for Italy (Continued)

The European Commission exposes Italy’s wishful thinking.

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There Goes Viktor Orban Again

Hungary’s Viktor Orban isn’t a defender of anybody’s rights. He is an unvarnished unilateralist and, like Putin, a world-class cynic.

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Italy: The New Greece?

Is Italy’s crisis the new Greece? Is it just as bad? Or different? Could it take just as long to resolve it?

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Germany: Merz in Pole Position

How is the race to succeed Angela Merkel at the helm of the CDU, Germany’s largest party, shaping up?

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After Merkel: Germany’s Tax State Faces Its Limits

Denying the root causes for the increased frustration of the public with existing policies is not going to regain trust. “Populism” will continue to gain support.

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After Merkel: Lax Migration Rules Trigger More Poverty

The entire increase in the share of people running the risk of poverty since 2005 is due to the bigger share of immigrants in the German society.

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Tomas Masaryk and Czechoslovakian Independence, 100 Years Ago

Few people are aware that Czechoslovak independence was declared in the United States, in Philadelphia on October 26, 1918.

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Tomas Masaryk: The Background

The story of the man who worked tirelessly for Czech and Slovak autonomy.

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