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February 2016

Duel of Extremes

February 29, 2016 // Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland - German

It's high time that Donald Trump had a clear Republican competitor. Marco Rubio could take on the role of the more moderate candidate, although he is really a hardliner too. <b>He's Done it Again</b> In the primaries in Nevada, Donald Trump has finished in first place, receiving the majority of the delegates' [Read more]

Supreme Court: The Difficult Succession of a Judge

February 29, 2016 // Les Échos - France - French

The Republican candidates for the White House are determined to prevent Barack Obama from designating a successor to the Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia who died on Feb. 13. Their fear is to see a liberal replace a conservative. However, an editor from the Washington Post mentions that the Republicans are playing [Read more]

UK Wants to Leave EU Because It Was Hurt Too Much

February 29, 2016 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

<i>The British government has decided to hold an election, the EU referendum, on June 23 to decide whether the country will stay in the EU.</i> Unlike Germany and some other continental European countries, the British citizen-society has had a longer history and is therefore more powerful. The “little government, [Read more]

Obama’s Crisis with the Middle East Tango

February 29, 2016 // Asharq Al Awsat - Pan Arab - Arabic

Last week, I read an article I enjoyed by the American writer Thomas Friedman, about which Middle East the next American president will encounter. Before that, an Arab friend and scholar of international affairs in the United States gave me his opinion on my last article for Asharq al-Awsat on the legacy of Henry [Read more]
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