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Air France paralyzed by strikes [Lima Charlie News] [Photo by Le Parisien]

Air France paralyzed by strikes

Another key sector in France has erupted into strikes, as Air France-KLM saw its stocks plummet. University students and French railway workers have been protesting throughout the spring, as new French President Emanuel Macron’s reform agenda is being met with resistance. Air France-KLM Group stocks saw… Keep Reading

Image The French in Syria - a long and tortured history [Lima Charlie News]

The French in Syria – a long and tortured history

France has taken the position that it is a humanitarian force, eager to bomb Syria for using chemical weapons and to promote regime change. Yet something’s not quite right with this picture. General Patton once famously declared, “I would rather have a German division in… Keep Reading

Image: Slovenia and Croatia standoff over naval boundaries

Slovenia and Croatia standoff over naval boundaries

Despite the strong admonition that countries should resolve border disputes before joining the European Union, Slovenia and Croatia failed to reach an agreement regarding the Bay of Piran before becoming a part of the EU. Tensions over the two countries’ boundaries have been on the… Keep Reading

Image Has there been a shift in Europe's balance of power? [John MACDOUGALL / AFP]

Has there been a shift in Europe’s balance of power?

In 2017, several noteworthy elections occurred across Europe. Arguably, the two most significant were the French presidential and German federal elections. The results hold the potential to revive Europe’s drive towards greater integration by shifting the balance of influence within the European Union. In the… Keep Reading

Image UK backs Poland over European Union sanction (Reuters Photo)

UK backs Poland over European Union sanction

Just hours after the EU began moving to sanction Poland, British Prime Minister Theresa May assured Poles that the U.K. supports them, and affirmed their right to amend their constitution. Mrs. May cemented her government’s support for Poland by signing a defense-intelligence cooperation treaty on… Keep Reading

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