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Latest update : 2014-06-19

The Last King of Spain: King Juan Carlos Hands Over to Prince Felipe (part 2)

Juan Carlos, in his final act as king, has signed his own abdication. We ask our panel how a king who stood by Spain's democracy in its early days came to outlive his welcome. Meanwhile, are calls for the abolition of the monarchy simply a backlash against a string of personal scandals inside the royal household? Or, rather, a sign that crowned heads are no longer convincing as the glue that can hold a nation together?

By François PICARD

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Associate, Squire Patton Boggs Law Firm

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Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Le Figaro

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2016-07-20 Republicans (USA)

Conventional wisdom: Republicans divided over Trump (part 1)

The day has come. After upsetting the form and blowing away the competition, Donald Trump is officially the Republican nominee for president. So why is it that despite record...

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2016-07-20 Donald Trump

Conventional wisdom: Republicans divided over Trump (part 2)

The day has come. After upsetting the form and blowing away the competition, Donald Trump is officially the Republican nominee for president. So why is it that despite record...

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2016-07-19 coups

The purge: Sharp backlash after failed coup in Turkey (part 2)

After Turkey's coup attempt, the backlash. Even though the government says only a tiny fraction of the army took part in last Friday's uprising, authorities have suspended or...

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2016-07-19 Turkey

The purge: Sharp backlash after failed coup in Turkey (part 1)

After Turkey's coup attempt, the backlash. Even though the government says only a tiny fraction of the army took part in last Friday's uprising, authorities have suspended or...

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2016-07-18 Truck attack in Nice

Nice attack fallout: Was Bastille Day rampage preventable? (part 1)

A minute of silence has capped three days of national mourning after the Nice attack. It's a ritual that's alas become familiar, but this time with a context that's all its own....

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