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Angela Merkel: No longer untouchable thanks to Martin Schulz

Angela Merkel: No longer untouchable thanks to Martin Schulz

A few weeks ago, Angela Merkel, the chancellor of Germany and one of the most powerful politicians in the world, appeared to be the likely winner of the next general election in Germany in September. Merkel and her Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) were leading the polls comfortably. A potential challenger was nowhere to...
Erdoğan: At the Height of Popularity

Erdoğan: At the Height of Popularity

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has not hidden his aspirations. The powerful president of Turkey is willing to do everything possible to cement his position and eliminate any opposition. He has proven to be a ruthless tyrant par excellence. Identifying his domestic enemies, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has publicly drawn the battle line in recent months. The imprisonment...
Moving closer to war: Is Israel about to give up its policy of non-interference in Syria?

Moving closer to war: Is Israel about to give up its policy of non-interference in Syria?

Is it not strange that in all the debates, the ramblings, the serious political commentary, thoughtful academic analysis and shoot-from-the-hip barbershop talk on the Syrian Civil War, that barely anyone brings up Israel? A brief look into the history books tells us the state, surrounded by the West Bank and Mediterranean Sea, has been a...