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#ParisAttacks: The day after

Terrorist attacks in Paris late Saturday November 13 caused an unprecedented shock. Flowers, candles, profile photos, poems and kind words are nice and play a role in communicating the mobilization of the European and world communities and the determination to not be terrorized. But let’s be honest. This does not suffice. It takes coordinated action… » read more

  Posted by Dimitris Rapidis

EU lacks geopolitical strategy

The economic crisis remains a top priority for Eurozone with the current consolidation model generating much more problems than solutions. Greece has been forced to adopt a third bailout deal, but the ruling Syriza party resists towards protecting the most affected ones, while unfolding the deadlock that austerity politics have caused to an increasing number… » read more

  Posted by Dimitris Rapidis

(Last updated on 02.12.2009)   Is the “swine flu pandemic” just a huge corruption affair, the Russian newspaper Novye Izvestya is asking in its Nov 25th article referring to the outcomes of an investigation carried out by Danish reporters (Information.dk 2009). According to the publication, World Health Organisation (WHO) consultants who have given themselves out… » read more

Merchants of Death

Reading through the stastics for the last 7 years relating to the top arms dealers in the world, you can’t ignore the role of Europe in the dealing of weapons around the world.  True no country is a bigger merchant of arms than the US, followed by Russia.      Yet after Russia the next… » read more

Commitment to Peace

The United States is the country that is always assumed to be the gung-ho cowboy in the world; always ready to pick a fight.  It casts a shadow over the fact that every step of the way, European nations such as England, the Netherlands and various Eastern European nations… they too have joined the various… » read more

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