Tag Archives: France

Clocking Russia from East to West

The world’s largest country has 11 time zones across its hemispheric span.

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France: Global Time Zone Leader

No longer a prime meridian country, the former empire still reigns with a dozen time zones.

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Italy: The Master of Its Fate

If Italy’s government tames its radical instincts it could be allowed to get away with a few things. But if it is confrontational with the EU it will be heading for trouble.

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Germany’s Coming Macron Migration Policy Shocker

Germany’s SPD has long seen Macron as a beacon of hope. But his stance on migration policy will greatly frustrate them – and rob Angela Merkel of her European cover.

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Why Trump (Still) Loves Macron

However hard they try, U.S. presidents lack the power of a French president to transform their nation.

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Will Italy Spell the End of the Euro?

France and Germany will be very flexible in their response to Italian demands, irrespective of the official rhetoric from Berlin and Paris.

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Macron Vs. the Germans?

What is the middle ground that both Germany and France can agree on to move economic and financial reforms in the EU forward?

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Trump’s (Premature) Attack on Syria

Who is left to defend the rule of law?

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China Vs. The US: The GDP Race

Who leads depends on how it’s measured.

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Trump’s Trade Policy: An Opportunity for Germany

History teaches that everyone suffers from trade wars, but the biggest pain is incurred by those who run the big surpluses once it starts.

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