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21 January 1790: "...one has to be the strongest or to shut up" - a deputy on the Assembly's mechanics

La séance de ce matin a donné… lieu à deux observations importantes : on a lu la liste des personnes qui composent le comité d’imposition : je ne les crois pas bien choisies, et, à la réserve de M. 471 more words

Daily

German Inefficiency - By Guido Steinberg January 19, 2017

On December 19, 2016, Germany was hit by its first major Islamist terrorist attack, when Anis Amri, a Tunisian supporter of the Islamic State (ISIS), drove a trailer truck into a Berlin Christmas market, killing 12 and wounding 53. 157 more words

Point Of Interest

The politically unstable past of Africa's fastest-growing economy is threatening its future

From the fancy French-style cafes to the fancy malls of capital city Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire has been a picture of economic stability and rapid growth in recent years. 442 more words

Lebanese Politics - 2016 In Review

Lebanon ends 2016 with a Lebanese Forces minister as the official spokesman of a March 8-dominated cabinet led by President Michel Aoun and his Prime Minister, Saad Hariri. 6,272 more words

Politics

Dane Taleski: Early Parliamentary Elections in Macedonia - Out of the crisis or into a bigger one?

Article by Dane Taleski, Adjunct Professor at the South East European University in Tetovo/Skopje and a member of the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group… 930 more words

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Democracy - There is no silver bullet

Recently, parliamentary elections took place in my country of origin, Jordan. As I live in Canada, it has been interesting to survey people’s opinions on social media. 475 more words

Anti-enlightenment

Two Georgian politicians just got into a fist fight on live television

If you want to watch a real heated debate, Georgian politics is where it’s at.

Last night (Sept. 27), a televised debate between two Georgian parliamentary candidates got out of hand when one candidate accused the other’s party of being too friendly with Russia. 61 more words