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Launching Historic French Frigate for a U.S. Tour Highlights Outlook for Increasingly Strong TransAtlantic Cooperation and Leadership

Rochefort-sur-Mer France September 12, 2014 By Axel Krause This past weekend many throughout the Western alliance  worried if a Washington-EU led initiative to enforce a shaky cease-fire in the Ukraine would succeed, and more broadly, if transAtlantic relations – and […]

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Dissenting Views on Ukraine

September 12, 2014 By: Barry D. Wood WASHINGTON:  Back in February Oxford’s Timothy Garton Ash, arguably the wisest interpreter of events in Eastern Europe, observed that the future of Putin,


Weak Leaders Lead To A Chaotic World

By Robert J. Guttman August 4, 2014 “To put it mildly, the world is a mess,” states former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, in a recent appearance on CBS

Moving on New Leadership, the EU Elects Luxembourg’s Jean-Claude Juncker as Commission President

Paris, July 2, 2014 By Axel Krause When in 2005 France and the Netherlands rejected by referendum the draft Treaty of Lisbon, former EU Commission President Jacques Delors


Looking Ahead: Is Mitt Romney A Possible Presidential Candidate in 2016?

By Robert J. Guttman July 2, 2014 He is tan. He is rested. He is relaxed. He is campaigning for GOP candidates in the 2014 midterm election. He is on television quite often


In Tandem at the D-Day Celebrations, Obama-Hollande-Merkel Pressured Putin to Conciliation on the Ukraine Crisis

Paris, June 9, 2014 By Axel Krause President Barack Obama departed on his four-day visit to Warsaw, Brussels, Paris and the Normandy beaches that began last Tuesday, amid


LOOKING AHEAD:Democratic Dark Horses in 2016: Booker, Brown, Hickenlooper, Kerry, Klobuchar, Webb

The Democrats have a bench of good possible presidential candidates if Hillary decides not to run for president in 2016. Although most of these possibilities are not now nationally



By Robert J. Guttman May 29, 2014 President Obama, speaking to the graduating class at West Point on May 28th, presented his post Afghanistan foreign policy for the remaining


Europe Swings to the Right and Against the EU in Parliamentary Vote

Paris, May 27, 2014 By Axel Krause Following four days of voting for the European Parliament throughout the 28-nation European Union that ended late Sunday, far-right, conservative,


Benghazi Is Not a Political Issue, It Is a National Tragedy and Should be Investigated

By : Robert J. Guttman May 13, 2014 Let’s all sit back and let the new House Select Committee on Benghazi do its work in a non-partisan and objective manner. Let’s

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