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Cold War heating up

The Trump administration’s decision to pull out of the Iran Nuclear Deal could have violent consequences

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The end of the Viktator?

Most likely just the beginning– Hungary is another example of European fascism on the rise.

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Israel’s radical re-style

Israel’s shift to the right and far-right come with alarming consequences for the Palestinian-Israeli peace process

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Angela Merkel: Die Überlebende (The Survivor)

How the Queen of Europe rose to her throne

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Big, bad Vlad

Putin has re-directed Russia onto the path of becoming a formidable and threatening world power

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Italy’s awakening

Italy is populism’s next victim in Europe

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America vs. North Korea: who really misses out?

Two men and a lot of weapons of mass destruction.

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Newfound popularity for President Bush

America needs a real opposition to Donald Trump, not the plastic exterior of President George W. Bush’s recent resurgence in popularity

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The Italian referendum: what now?

Italians have rejected Prime Minister Renzi’s reform and are left wondering about the alternatives

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The burkini: what’s behind it ?

Lioui Benhamou addresses the deeper connotations of the debate surrounding France’s banning of the controversial ‘burkini’

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Nigerian student faces deportation to death

Master’s student Luqman Onikosi faces deportation back to Nigeria where he will not receive critical Hepatitis B treatment

Should religious leaders have such a high profile role in international politics? Photo: United Nations Photo @Flickr

A presidential Pope is unhelpful

In a secular world should the Pope be talking about matters and issues that are usually dealt with by national governments?