Erdogan’s Misogyny Transcends His Moral Decadence

By Alon Ben-Meir
Erdogan’s decision to withdraw Turkey from the 2011 Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combatting Violence Against Women is despicable
Erdogan’s decision to withdraw Turkey from the 2011 Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combatting Violence Against Women is despicable
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The Naftogaz Maneuver: Ukraine’s Twilight as a Western Country?

By Suriya Evans-Pritchard Jayanti
How the ouster of a reform-oriented energy sector CEO is a microcosm of Ukraine’s battle to become a Western country.
How the ouster of a reform-oriented energy sector CEO is a microcosm of Ukraine’s battle to become a Western country.
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Can the Pope End Corruption?

By Frank Vogl
Pope Francis is taking all the right steps to end the deep rooted corruption in the Vatican. Will he be successful?
Pope Francis is taking all the right steps to end the deep rooted corruption in the Vatican. Will he be successful?
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May Day, May Day: What About Trade Unions?

By Denis MacShane
A union member for much of my life, today I cannot see worker power anywhere in the world. No wonder political parties of the left are waning.
A union member for much of my life, today I cannot see worker power anywhere in the world. No wonder political parties of the left are waning.
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China Vs. the West: An Epic Global Battle Is Brewing

By Denis MacShane
Could Magnitsky-style social media campaigns challenge authoritarians like Putin and Xi?
Could Magnitsky-style social media campaigns challenge authoritarians like Putin and Xi?
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Merkel’s Fall from Grace

By Holger Schmieding
Germany’s long-term leading government party faces an uncertain political future.
Germany’s long-term leading government party faces an uncertain political future.
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German Conservatives: Falling from Grace

By Holger Schmieding
Stormy political weather for Angela Merkel’s government as elections loom.
Stormy political weather for Angela Merkel’s government as elections loom.
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Turkey Races to Outdo the Saudis

By James M. Dorsey
In a sign of the times, Turkish schoolbooks have replaced Saudi texts as the bull’s eye of criticism of supremacist and intolerant curricula in the Muslim world.
In a sign of the times, Turkish schoolbooks have replaced Saudi texts as the bull’s eye of criticism of supremacist and intolerant curricula in the Muslim world.
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From Mondorf to Nuremberg: The US Secret Prison that Housed Leading Nazis

By Heinrich Kreft
Prominent Nazis were interrogated after the end of World War II in a U.S. prison codenamed “Ashcan” south of Luxembourg. From there they were sent to the war crimes trial in Nuremberg.
Prominent Nazis were interrogated after the end of World War II in a U.S. prison codenamed “Ashcan” south of Luxembourg. From there they were sent to the war crimes trial in Nuremberg.
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Harry’s and Meghan’s Clever Commonwealth Ploy

By Denis MacShane
The Oprah Winfrey interview lights a fire that is consuming the British royals.
The Oprah Winfrey interview lights a fire that is consuming the British royals.
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