Tag Archives: In Depth

The Democrats Might Lose the US Midterm Elections

In the U.S., we have moved to event-driven elections. Republicans could very well hold on to both houses of Congress.

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How the Merkel Government Makes up Its Statistics

In reality, German government debt levels have been going up during Merkel’s 12-year reign – and this despite a booming economy.

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Trump, Israel and the Palestinians

Trump’s “deal of the century” for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict may well put an end to any prospect of a two-state solution.

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Russia’s Plan to Raise Stalin-Era Pension Ages Draws Opposition

Russians worry that they will not live to collect their pension due to the proposed age increase. But to what extent is this true?

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Trump and the State of Workers in America: A 2018 Labor Day Reflection

After the U.S. saw moderate progress on labor issues under Obama, Donald Trump has wasted no time to attack workers and the labor movement in the U.S.

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A Preview of Donald Trump’s Next Speech on Erdogan’s Turkey

Reflections on how to Make Turkey Great Again.

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Options for Turkey

What the Erdogan government must do if it wants to avoid a “cold Turkey” economic shock.

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What Does Putin Have on Trump?

For the sake of U.S. national security, it’s high time for Donald Trump to release all his tax returns in full. Otherwise, the calls that he is in Russia’s pocket will only grow louder.

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Brothers in Power: Trump and Netanyahu

The Binyamin and Donald show threatens to undermine, perhaps irredeemably, the institutions of democracy in Israel and the United States.

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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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