Friday, July 28, 2017

Arnold Cassola

Arnold Cassola is former Secretary-General of the European Green Party and a former member of the Italian Parliament.

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Newsart for Europe’s Snuff Justice Dean Rohrer
Politics 1

Europe’s Snuff Justice

Late last month, Brussels EU Health and Consumer Policy Commissioner John Dalli resigned over his alleged involvement in a tobacco bribery scandal – a charge that he denies. Regardless of the outcome … read more

Newsart for Spring-Loaded Algeria Dean Rohrer
Politics 0

Spring-Loaded Algeria

In last week's general election, Algeria’s ruling FLN maintained its grip on power. While international monitors praised the elections as a step toward reform, many, if not most, Algerians remain unco… read more

Newsart for Qaddafi’s Western Friends
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Qaddafi’s Western Friends

With Muammar el-Qaddafi’s regime in ruins and Qaddafi himself on the run, it is time to ponder just how he survived in power for so long. Greed for markets and money, it seems, often trumped the West’… read more

Newsart for Berlusconi’s Private Diplomacy
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Berlusconi’s Private Diplomacy

The trouble with Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi goes far beyond his rococo personal life. Indeed, the real problem is his corporate empire, which ranges from media and publishing to insuranc… read more

Newsart for The EU vs. Democracy Margaret Scott
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The EU vs. Democracy

One of the ways in which the EU asserts its fundamental values of democracy and the rule of law is by providing support in the form of electoral assistance projects and election observation missions i… read more

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