Politics

Tension Builds Between Greece and Turkey, Amid Surge of Migrants on Greece’s Shores

Germany’s Interior Minister called for Greece to expedite migrant deportations back to Turkey and to stem the tide of migration…

Spain Headed to Fourth General Election – In Four Years

Moves initiated on September 12th  by Spanish King Felipe VI to meet with political leaders accelerated the political drive to…

Taking Centre-Stage in International Diplomacy, France Attempts to Salvage Iran Deal

In an effort to preserve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), often called “the Iran deal”, France is seeking…

France’s Push for Renewable Energy

France is relying on a combination of solar and wind power to achieve its renewable energy goals. In 2016, France…

Will the Honeymoon Last? Italy Hopes for Political Stability

Italy narrowly avoided another election. The centre-left Democratic Party and anti-establishment 5-Stars Movement came together to reinstate Giuseppe Conte and…

Is a “No-Deal” Brexit in the Bag?

It’s been a very interesting few weeks for Boris Johnson. The UK’s newly minted Prime Minister, keen on seeing Brexit…

Greece Marks Major Economic Milestone in Advance of a Month of Financial Planning

On September 1st, Greece achieved an economic milestone. Capital controls imposed in 2015 at the height of the financial crisis…

Everything’s Sunny in Lisbon

Portugal’s looking pretty good these days. Once upon a time stricken by a financial crisis, the country has become Europe’s…

Spain and Portugal Lead EU Security Assistance as Morocco Seeks to Boost Security

Morocco and Spain have a complicated relationship, from the origins of the political enigma that is the Western Sahara to…

Greece Ends Capital Controls, Signaling Stability in the Post-Bailout Era

Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras announced last week that Greece would be lifting its capital controls effective September 1ST, allowing…
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