Observations of an Expat: Hungary v George Soros

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Tom Arms

As far as the proverbial man in the street is concerned, there is very little that separates the extreme right from the extreme left.

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Observations of an Expat: Brexit Goes Nuclear—Chapter Two

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Tom Arms

She’s done it. Mrs May has gone and linked Britain’s nuclear deterrent to Brexit trade negotiations. I can honestly stick out my chest, jut out my chin and proclaim: “I told you so. And I told you exclusively.”

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Observations of an Expat: The Brexit Elephant

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Tom Arms

There was a massive elephant in the British House of Commons on Wednesday. It was rampaging back and forth across the chamber, overturning tables, loudly trumpeting and waving his trunk from side to side. Its name was Brexit.

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Nationalism: Russian Hybrid Warfare

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Cynthia M. Lardner

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GSP Plus for Sri Lanka: Testing EU’s commitments

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Thambu Kanagasabai

Under this scheme the European Union grants additional tariff reductions to developing countries for imports eligible to qualify for these duty concessions. This scheme, enjoyed by Sri Lanka until 2010, was suspended due to the ‘failure of Mahinda’s government to address reported human rights violations in the country”.

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Dialogue with a Stranger from Mali

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Aurora M. Granata

How you could learn something new about international politics

The French philosopher Zygmunt Bauman used the expression Liquid Modernity to define a world where the individual has not the possibility to rely on certainties.

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Observations from an Expat

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Tom Arms

Outside the German Parliament are two huge flags. One is the black, red and yellow horizontally striped flag of the Federal Republic of Germany. Next to it – in an equally prominent position — is a flag with 28 golden stars arranged in a circle on a bright blue background.

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