Libyan Civil War Puts NATO In the Crosshairs

The effectiveness of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is once again being called into question as two NATO members—France and Turkey—inch closer and closer to a confrontation in Libya. The latest bout of drama started on June 10 when a French frigate serving on NATO’s operation Sea Guardian was allegedly targeted by the weapons radar... Continue Reading →

Flirtations with the Far Right in Germany

With long-serving German Chancellor Angela Merkel set to step down next year, Germany finds itself at a crossroads entertaining the prospect of a far right resurgence, further weakening an already reeling European Union On February 10, 2020, German Minister of Defense Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer announced her intent to give up her post as president of the... Continue Reading →

UK Election Round-Up

Jeremy Corbyn (left), Labour Party and opposition leader, will attempt to earn a majority in the UK House of Commons and unseat Conservative Party leader Boris Johnson (right) as Prime Minister on December 12 Labour Party: The Labour Party, led by Jeremy Corbyn, has based their platform in increased spending on housing and climate change... Continue Reading →

EU Update: German Election

Another term for Chancellor Merkel? Quibbl predicts the outcome of today's election in Germany. By Nora Jaquemet On the 24th of September, Germany will elect the 29th Bundestag, the country's parliament, which will then choose the new German Chancellor. Angela Merkel has held the role for the past 12 years and is expected to be... Continue Reading →

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