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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, Russia and Europe was at stake in Ukraine. In the […]

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Airbus Scores Again – But Whither the Rest of Europe?

  Airbus Scores Again – But Whither the Rest of Europe?   Paris, March 20, 2013   By Axel Krause   What we described years ago as Western Europe's most spectacular industrial success story of

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John Kerry: Liked, Reassuring in Europe; Listening, Restrained in Muslim Countries

  John Kerry: Liked, Reassuring in Europe; Listening, Restrained in Muslim Countries   Paris, March 11, 2013   By Axel Krause   In the wake of Secretary of State John Kerry's eleven-day visit to Europe,

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Attention Turns To Almaty in April: Iran Nuclear Talks To Continue

Attention Turns To Almaty in April: Iran Nuclear Talks To Continue   March 6,  2013 by Robert J. Guttman   Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev will welcome the P5+1 Iran nuclear talk negotiators back

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Nuclear-Free Kazakhstan Hosting Iran Nuclear Talks

February 21, 2013 Robert J. Guttman The city of Almaty in southern Kazakhstan will be the host of the February 26th P5 +1 talks on the Iranian nuclear issue. Almaty, the

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France Leads the Drive for U.S. Funding of Cultural Sites and Events in Europe

France Leads the Drive for U.S. Funding of Cultural Sites and Events in Europe Paris, February 20, 2013 By Axel Krause What do the following have to do with trans-Atlantic relations

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Falkland Islands: Back In The News Again

Falkland Islands: Back In The News Again February 15, 2013 By Cecilia Milessi   In the last few days much has been said about the Falkland Islands. Situated in the South Atlantic,

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EU Budget Summit: Victory for Cameron’s Austerity, Lacking Vision for European Growth

February 11, 2013 By Axel Krause Avoiding widely-anticipated failure in Brussels, the 27 leaders of the European Union, after some thirty hours of strained negotiations that ended Friday, compromised unanimously on

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Kazakhstan: Making Plans Far Into The Future

Kazakhstan:  Making Plans Far Into The Future By Robert Guttman—transAtlantic Magazine January 15, 2013   The majority of presidents and prime ministers and heads of state and of government give speeches outlining

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The French-led War in Mali: Goals, Results and Risks

The French-led War in Mali: Goals, Results and Risks  Since his election as France's president last May, Francois Hollande has confronted a stagnant economy, record double-digit unemployment, sagging popularity,

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