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Defiant E.U. Nations Ready Themselves For A Trump Presidency

(BRUSSELS)—European Union nations bracing for the looming Donald Trump presidency showed defiance Monday in the face of the president-elect’s stinging comments on everything from NATO and German cars to the crumbling of the EU itself. 898 mots de plus

Perusing Paris:

I cannot believe it’s been over a week since my impromptu weekend away in (insert French accent)… Paris!

A girly trip away is sometimes, in fact always needed, and who better else to spend it with than the blogging gal pals… if you don’t know who I’m talking about… 679 mots de plus

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Fake News, the Paradigm Shift, and Luttwak's Voice of Authority

As President-elect Trump’s inauguration inches closer every day, the geopolitical earthquake of his victory has driven the Washington political establishment into a frenzy. The response has been, among many other things, a smear campaign in the mainstream media, and the war of words came to a head last Wednesday when Trump held his first press conference since winning the election. 1 619 mots de plus

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San Sebastián and my lives...

Sometimes I feel like I have many different lives. I feel gratitude towards my many experiences. I also feel overwhelmed by maintaining all my lives. Sometimes I find it extremely difficult to be present in the place I am in, in the country I’m in, or even the continent. 849 mots de plus

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Day 4. Our final day in Prague

The sun was shining this morning so we headed across the river to the Badeniho district and into the Letna Park as we had read that some of the finest views of the Vitava river and its bridges were from here. 342 mots de plus

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Europe is in turmoil 25 years after Maastricht

The European Union was an attempt to break with petty nationalisms and to find common ground. What went wrong? 715 mots de plus

Politics

Bad propaganda and Trabis at Berlin's DDR Museum

I was in Berlin last month with my family. My son had prepared his Middle School exam on Berlin after World War II: the end of the war, the four Allied zones,the rise of the Soviet zone, the Berlin airdrops, the building of the Wall, the DDR, the fall of the Wall and reunification, and he was interested in seeing the city he’d studied so much. 677 mots de plus

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