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The Year That Ended an Epoch?

The year 2016 is coming to an end with Middle East tensions rising and populists making gains in Europe and the US. After a turbulent year, with little positive news in international politics, 2017 is shaping up to be a year full of challenges and uncertainty.

MADRID – As 2016 comes to an end, the outlook for 2017 is shrouded in uncertainty. Tensions in the Middle East are rising, and populist movements have appeared in Europe and the United States.