Germany’s ‘man of the streets’ Schulz plots path to defeat Merkel

Fabrizio Bensch

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Paul Carrel and Holger Hansen

His only experience of governing in Germany is as a town mayor. She is Europe’s most powerful leader. Yet Martin Schulz wants to end Angela Merkel’s 11-year run as chancellor and fundamentally shift Germany’s role in Europe. He might just pull it off.

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Justice, Security and Rule of Law: Our Uncertain and Unstable World

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Cynthia M. Lardner

It’s a deeply foreboding feeling knowing that world global stability and security are rapidly devolving. Even before the uncanny election of Donald Trump and his unpredictability as the presumed President-Elect, world leaders were already concerned about increased isolationism, a tipping of the economic scale from the West to the East, innumerable proxy wars, nuclear proliferation, and even the outbreak of another war, ostensibly a Third World War.

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