Europe

Putin with Alexander Lukashenko

Belarus: Maintaining the Balance with Russia

In response to the Russian phytosanitary regulatory authority’s decision to temporarily ban imports of Belarusian apples and pears, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, ordered the...

Brexit: UK Parliament Votes Against Every Option. May to Stand Down – but Only...

Another week, another series of failed Brexit votes at Westminster. Today, Friday, March 29th, was supposed to be the day the UK left the...
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte

Italy on the New Silk Roads, Beyond the Announcement

Italy will soon join China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), as announced by Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on March 8, 2019, describing the...
PM Theresa May

Why May’s Brexit Deal Failed – And What Happens Next

It is difficult not to feel a tinge of sympathy for the hoarse-voiced Theresa May as her deal fell to a second crushing defeat...
Protest against Brexit

Britain, Brexit and May at a Breaking Point?

The future of the United Kingdom's European departure hangs in the balance. This Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May made her last-ditch attempt to negotiate...

Gibraltar in a Post-Brexit World

Much has been written about Gibraltar amidst the UK's inevitable departure from the European Union. Gibraltarians, myself included, have been bewildered by some assumptions...
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All Change in British Politics, But Still No Answers on Brexit

After another dramatic week in British politics, there is still no clear Brexit outcome. With only 29 days left until the UK leaves the...
Pro EU march

What Would a No-Deal Brexit Look Like?

The United Kingdom is preparing for the possibility of leaving the European Union without a plan in place. That would have immediate economic, social,...
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Does the EU Have a Last-minute Brexit-saving Concession up Its Sleeve?

The devastating parliamentary failure of Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal deal followed by the failure of the opposition’s no-confidence motion has left Britain in a...