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Hillary Clinton, President, Unless…

August 21, 2016 // Les Échos - France - French

Presumably, it’s over. In less than 100 days, Hillary Clinton will be chosen by Americans as the 45th president of the United States, and the first woman president. Yet, it would be hazardous to presume that the Democratic candidate will win the election on Nov. 8. Rather, it’s her rival, Donald Trump, who will [Read more]

Putin, Russia, Europe and Trump

August 8, 2016 // Público - Portugal - Portuguese

Putin is ... connected to the crises affecting the European Union and the American elections ... he knows more about us than we could ever suspect.

The Political Lessons of ‘Star Wars’

July 28, 2016 // Epoca - Brazil - Portuguese

<i>With Brexit, and with Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and dozens of other populist demagogues, it feels like we are in the closing scenes of “The Empire Strikes Back.”</i> If the political landscape seems discouraging, it is time to watch “Star Wars” again. It is all there. A republic torn between factions [Read more]

Brexit and Trump: A Paradox of History

July 16, 2016 // El Universal - Mexico - Spanish

The decision of the British majority to abandon the European Union during the referendum on June 24 is not only one more example of how the world is tending toward polarization; it is also an example of how nationalism is gaining strength vis-à-vis international cooperation. There is no doubt: The topic that [Read more]

Brexit Forces the US to Seek New Special Allies in Europe

July 12, 2016 // El País - Spain - Spanish

Six months from the end of Barack Obama’s presidency, Europe has once again raised its head as a matter of concern. The decision by Britain to leave the European Union in the recent referendum will without doubt change the United States’ relationship with Europe. With Britain’s departure, Washington has lost its [Read more]

Brexit: So Many Parallels with the Anger of Trump Admirers

July 10, 2016 // Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

The neighbor from across the way is hurrying over to make an inquiry. As a volunteer campaign worker for Bernie Sanders, he normally tells political stories, but of course it is about <a href=http://www.sueddeutsche.de/thema/Brexit>Brexit</a>. "So many parallels with the anger of Trump admirers," he says. "Will that be [Read more]
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