Macédoine(s) : un essai de méthodologie

L’explosion de la Yougoslavie post titiste sous l’effet des exigences destructrices des institutions financières internationales, des appétits d’un certain nombre de pays plus ou moins voisins (Allemagne, Autriche), de la détermination, plus profondément, des tenants du néo-libéralisme soutenus par les autorités américaines de rendre l’espace yougoslave…

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Can American Democracy Come Back?

America’s ideals of freedom, democracy, and justice for all may never have been fully realized, but now they are under open attack. Democracy has become rule of, by, and for the few; and justice for all is available to all who are white and can afford it.

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Steve Bannon’s European Adventure

NEW YORK – After being cast out of the White House and Breitbart News, Stephen K. Bannon, often referred to as the mastermind of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, has vowed to remake Europe. His organization, called “The Movement” and based in Brussels, aims to unite Europe’s right-wing populists and take down the European Union in its current form.

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Germany’s Dangerous Nuclear Flirtation

BERLIN – As in a game of chess, there are geopolitical moves through which a country can – unwittingly – checkmate itself. Opening a debate on German nuclear weapons would be such a move. Yet this is exactly what some Germans have recently proposed.

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Smart Immigration for Europe

The immigration issue has long been a thorn in the EU’s side, not least because of the fear-mongering and emotional manipulation that have impeded constructive debate. But a new social contract for economic migrants – which protects their rights, while restricting their social privileges – could finally remove the thorn.

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Putin and Trump’s Tainted Love

US President Donald Trump must be giddy: this week, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, he will finally meet his Russian counterpart and strongman-hero Vladimir Putin. It is rare for someone who has reached the exalted office of President of the United States to retain the capacity for, much less interest in, hero worship.

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How Much Does Trump Matter?

The United States has never had a president like Donald Trump. With a narcissistic personality and a short attention span, and lacking experience in world affairs, he tends to project slogans rather than strategy in foreign policy. Some presidents, like Richard Nixon, had similar personal insecurities and social biases, but Nixon had a strategic view of foreign policy.

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