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    Do Democrats Need to Tweet More Like Trump?
    May08

    Do Democrats Need to Tweet More Like Trump?

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here. | Subscribe via Stitcher.Did Donald Trump just turn a freshman Democratic senator with an itchy Twitter finger into a presidential contender?Until last year, Chris Murphy was a serious-minded student of the U.S. Senate, a lawyerly freshman from Connecticut who, when elected in 2012, was the...

    Zapad 2017: NATO Should Be Keeping an Eye on Russia’s Training Exercises
    May08

    Zapad 2017: NATO Should Be Keeping an Eye on Russia’s Training Exercises

    Tomasz K. Kowalik, Dominik P. Jankowski Security, Eurasia Russia has a long history of using military exercises as a platform for waging actual wars. It all started with a military exercise in 2008. “Today, Georgia; tomorrow, Ukraine; the day after, the Baltic States; and later perhaps time will come for my country, for Poland!” Those words were...

    Will the South China Sea Become the New Crimea?
    May08

    Will the South China Sea Become the New Crimea?

    Nicholas Lyall Security, Asia Xi Jinping has successfully avoided maritime overreach—but that might be about to change. The burgeoning friendship between President Xi Jinping and President Vladimir Putin in recent times reflects the similarities in their personal leadership styles. Both regimes are defined by an emphasis on the individual leader,...

    Uninspired French Voters Choose a ‘Centrist’ President Rather Than a Far-Right One
    May08

    Uninspired French Voters Choose a ‘Centrist’ President Rather Than a Far-Right One

    PARIS—As is the case most Sundays, Rue de Bac in central Paris was quiet this morning. The shops were closed, as were most cafes on this day when self-styled centrist Emmanuel Macron would defeat the far-right candidate, Marine Le Pen, to become France’s next president. Except for Le Saint Germain cafe, at the corner of Rue du Bac and...

    Ukraine Blocks Entry Of Two Russian Journalists Heading To Eurovision
    May07

    Ukraine Blocks Entry Of Two Russian Journalists Heading To Eurovision

    Ukraine has blocked entry to the country of two Russian journalists who were going to Kyiv to cover the Eurovision Song Contest. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Emmanuel Macron is the next president of France
    May07

    Emmanuel Macron is the next president of France

    Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and candidate for the 2017 presidential election, attends a campaign rally in Albi, France, May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier – RTS1574A PARIS — French voters elected centrist Emmanuel Macron as the country’s youngest president ever on Sunday, delivering a...

    French Polling Agencies Project Win For Centrist Macron In Presidential Election
    May07

    French Polling Agencies Project Win For Centrist Macron In Presidential Election

    PARIS (AP) — Political newcomer Emmanuel Macron will be France’s next president, pollsters projected Sunday night, delivering a resounding victory to an unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and strengthening France’s place as a central pillar of the European Union. A crowd outside the Louvre museum at a Macron victory...

    Projections: Macron wins French presidency by a large margin
    May07

    Projections: Macron wins French presidency by a large margin

    PARIS (AP) — Political newcomer Emmanuel Macron will be France’s next president, pollsters projected Sunday night, delivering a resounding victory to an unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and strengthening France’s place as a central pillar of the European Union. If confirmed, the result would constitute a resounding...

    Ukraine ‘Celebrates Diversity’ With Eurovision, But Critics Complain It’s All ‘A Show’
    May07

    Ukraine ‘Celebrates Diversity’ With Eurovision, But Critics Complain It’s All ‘A Show’

    As Kyiv prepares to host more than 20,000 visitors expected to arrive for the annual Eurovision Song Contest, the city is in overdrive to conceal the scars of its past and put on its best face in an attempt to show the West that Ukraine has overcome political upheaval, endured a bloody war, and become more European in recent years. …read...

    Ukraine ‘Celebrates Diversity’ With Eurovision, But Critics Complain It’s All ‘A Show’
    May07

    Ukraine ‘Celebrates Diversity’ With Eurovision, But Critics Complain It’s All ‘A Show’

    As Kyiv prepares to host more than 20,000 visitors expected to arrive for the annual Eurovision Song Contest, the city is in overdrive to conceal the scars of its past and put on its best face in an attempt to show the West that Ukraine has overcome political upheaval, endured a bloody war, and become more European in recent years. …read...