After the United States delivered an ultimatum to Russia last week that it was preparing to abandon a landmark weapons treaty, drawing a combative response from President Vladimir Putin, the specter of a rekindled nuclear arms race was widely seen as a rewind of the Cold War.
French President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to break nearly a month’s silence in the face of increasingly agitated and violent protests spurred by populist anger at what’s seen as a government that’s cast the working people aside.
Germany’s Christian Democrats elected Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on Friday to replace Angela Merkel as party leader, a decision that moves her into pole position to succeed Europe’s most influential leader as chancellor.
Germany's Christian Democrats elected Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on Friday to replace Angela Merkel as party leader, a decision that moves her into pole position to succeed Europe's most influential leader as chancellor.
Tyler Cowen has a very interesting Bloomberg column on Brexit. Essentially, he views the UK getting this right -- which I agree it does not seem to be doing -- as a crucial test of democracy. Tyler notes that the current agreement serves neither leave nor remain sides well.
Michael McFaul, former United States ambassador to the Russian Federation gave a keynote lecture in Doyle Banquet Hall of Campion Student Center on Dec. 5. McFaul is the author of “From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin’s Russia,” and spoke about his time as an ambassador in 2012-2014 and how the U.S. and Russian relationship has developed.
European Union antitrust enforcers are being urged to scrutinize how ads fuel profits at tech giants such as Google and Facebook Inc as watchdogs from France to Australia start to investigate how the market works.