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Europe’s inability to implement foreign policy

The European Union’s ability to smoothly implement a cohesive, coherent foreign policy stance or doctrine is eroding.

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Economic and political unrest in Italy, explained

An October 2018 viral video showed an escalator in Rome malfunctioning, injuring dozens of people. The video captured the escalator…

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U.S. sanctions on Iran: the international reaction

On November 5, 2018, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control announced its “largest ever single-day action” targeting…

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Brexit: The Irish border dilemma

“Can the Irish border issue sink the Brexit negotiations?” Michel Barnier, the EU chief negotiator over Brexit, was asked that…

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The Dayton Straightjacket: Bosnia’s Accession to the European Union

By Olivia de Vesci In September 2016, the 28 member states of the European Union accepted Bosnia and Herzegovina’s membership…

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In a World of Trumplomacy

Following the election of far-right populist Donald Trump to the US presidency, the international community has begun to anxiously shuffle…

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“Brexit” a bad move

British Prime Minister David Cameron recently set June 23 as the date for the highly-anticipated referendum to decide the future of…