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A U.S. Parliament: Imagine All the Parties

If grandma had wheels she’d be a bus. If Eleanor Roosevelt could fly she would have bombed Dresden. And if the U.S. had a Parliamentary System… 837 more words

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The U.K. Election 2015

British voters go to the polls on May 7 in what may be one of the closest political contests in decades. On election night, this interactive map—which currently shows the outcome of the last election—will bring you minute-by-minute results, from the national standings down to individual candidates and constituencies.

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Eleven Months of Vacuum

Ten years ago, the Syrian army was withdrawing from Lebanon. In April 2005, “Syria was out”. But the truth is, Syria was never out. Syria was everywhere. 1,516 more words

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Call for Action: EU ♥ UK

On May 7th 2015, the UK is holding its parliamentary elections. The Cross Border Network wants UK to stay in the EU! EU loves UK… 727 more words

Ten Months Of Vacuum

Yeah. I know. Ten.

Before I begin, here’s a small recap of the ninth month of presidential vacancy: It started with Hezbollah launching an operation in the Shebaa farms… 1,228 more words

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Introducing Taymour

Looking further ahead, “Walid Beyk” believes his elder son Taimur will be prepared to assume the leadership of the Lebanese Druze community whenever Jumblatt decides to “retire and get my green card.” Emitting a low sigh and rubbing his bald head, Jumblatt worried though that his ‘Generation Y’ younger son, Arslan, is less enthralled by the whole Druze feudal ethos (of course, Jumblatt himself was a motorcycle-riding hippy when he was suddenly thrust into the Druze leadership following his father Kamal’s assassination in 1977).

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GREEK RADICAL LEFT - Syriza Party - WINS ELECTION, THREATENING MARKET TURMOIL

Associated Press: A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece’s painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday’s parliamentary elections, setting up a showdown with the country’s international creditors that could shake the eurozone…

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