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After the tragic events that took place in Washington D.C. on the 6th of January 2021, which the world has looked upon with apprehension, the mandate of the newly elected 46th President of the United States will start with the roll back of some of the most contested policies of the Trump presidency and focus… » read more

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Dne 22. října padl ze strany polského ústavního soudu velmi kontroverzní rozsudek ve věci potratového zákona. Zákon o plánování rodiny do teď zakazoval potraty až na výjimky, kterými bylo otěhotnění z důvodu znásilnění nebo incestu, ohrožení zdraví nebo života matky a podezření na vážné poškození plodu. Výjimka týkající se právě poškození plodu byla ústavním soudem… » read more

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Ever since the death of George Floyd, the United States of America have been experiencing massive protests condemning police brutality and racial discrimination following the death of George Floyd at the heads of a local police unit in Minneapolis. It worked as a massive spark following a pantheon of equally tragic and illegal killings, such… » read more

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As the first presidential term of Donald Trump entered its last year, tensions are running high in the Democratic Party over who will face the incumbent in the November elections. Only few weeks into the primary elections, it is becoming clear that the predictions of a two-horse race between Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden had… » read more

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On September 12, 2018, The European Parliament approved the EU-China relations report. The report not only forms the future of EU-China policy but also covers a wide range of issues regarding the relations between China and its neighboring areas or countries including deterioration of human rights between Tibet and China, political persecution such as the… » read more

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Since his election, U.S. President Donald Trump, has drastically altered the basic fabric of international relations. Moving the country in a path of isolation, Trump has diluted European allies’ confidence that the United States is a reliable partner in upholding commitments and agreements. Trump’s “America First” approach has made it very difficult to maintain a… » read more

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The United States midterm elections are heating up, and Europe should pay attention. Recently, the state of Transatlantic relations has been unsteady, and the results from these elections may either cement the current administration’s trajectory, or open up an avenue for the Democrats to act as a check to the Republican policies. Currently, the Congress… » read more

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The Trump administration has not been characterized as thoughtful or respectful; however, the arrival of the new Secretary of State Mark Pompeo has elevated its volatility. Whereas his predecessor presented moderate versions of Trump’s policy plans, Pompeo is Trump’s equal in brusqueness. The United States’ new head diplomat seems to lack diplomatic skills. As soon… » read more

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In another series of unfortunate tweets, D. Trump stated that ‘trade wars are good and easy to win’. The latter came after global actors, including the EU, condemned the US decision to put tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum and promptly responded in kind, therefore possibly triggering a WTO dispute. The US tariffs were… » read more

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