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2015 in the Rear-view Mirror …

Should 2015 be identified as the year of multilateralism? Despite the multitude of crises facing the West throughout 2015, the signature of three major multilateral agreements was not only meaningful, but will contribute to the shaping of world politics well beyond 2016. 2015, or … Continue reading

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Greece – Failure of Leadership with Global Consequences

“Le drame grec n’est pas et ne sera pas seulement national : il a et il aura des effets sur l’ensemble de l’Europe, dont la Grèce fait partie intégrante par son histoire et sa géographie” – Jacques Delors, Pascal Lamy et … Continue reading

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EUAM Ukraine – Responding to Geostrategic Realities?

During the G-20 meeting in Brisbane, Australia, Russian President, Vladimir Putin, received a rather cold welcoming from his world counterparts. It appeared that German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper among others to have had … Continue reading

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The Promise of a more Political, Social and Human Europe

Jean-Claude Juncker has been approved as the next President of the Commission by the European Parliament (EP) during a meeting in Strasbourg on July 15th, 2014. The new rules, since the Treaty of Lisbon, entail that the President of the Commission must be … Continue reading

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EU’s Conclusions on ISIS and the Crisis in Iraq

Finally EU foreign policy ministers have commented on the situation in Iraq. After the Foreign Affairs council meeting on June 23, 2014 in Luxembourg, the Council of the EU expressed several conclusions on the crisis in Iraq. Here are some … Continue reading

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