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Latest update : 2017-03-16

After the Dutch Vote: Traditional parties suffer in general elections (part 2)

The populist winning streak that started with Brexit and Trump has been snapped. Incumbent Dutch centre-right Prime Minister Mark Rutte has emerged as the big winner as he chastised what he called "the wrong kind of populism," a dig at far-right leader Geert Wilders who faded slightly in the polls but still picked up seats. Wilders lost the election but did he in fact win the argument, what with other parties toughening their stances during the campaign?

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2018-09-19 Debate

Breakthrough in Pyongyang? Kim promises to visit Seoul, dismantle nuclear sites

Those are some big, big promises from Kim Jong Un: the dismantling of leading nuclear and missile sites, a joint military liaison team with South Korea, even a first-ever trip to...

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2018-09-18 Debate

Syria: What's the deal? Russia, Turkey agree to Idlib buffer zone

Have they avoided the worst, or simply delayed the inevitable? Ten days after airing their differences publicly, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan agree to a buffer zone...

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2018-09-13 Debate

Brewing storm: The politics of extreme weather

After heatwaves, monsoons and forest fires this summer, warming ocean temperatures have Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Carolinas and Typhoon Mangkhut soon to batter the...

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2018-09-12 Debate

Battle of values: EU parliament recommends sanctions against Hungary

It started with the Brexit campaign. Now a battle of values is playing out on the continent. The European Parliament, for the first time ever, has voted to sanction Hungary for...

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2018-09-11 Debate

Trump v. the ICC: Does international justice have a future?

Donald Trump's national security advisor is pulling no punches. John Bolton has told conservative legal scholars in Washington that his administration would go so far as to...

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