Search: EU,Elections (4 materials)

Is England, my England a Dying Butler?

Can it be done? It’s going to be tough, but let’s see. In June 1994, I obtained 21,561 votes in the European Elections in the London West constituency, the largest increase of any Liberal Democrat candidate in the elections. I was then still rather starry-eyed about European co-operation, and considered it important that Britain escape from America’s increasingly ...


Europe after the US elections: between the past and the unknown

... exerting its efforts to look and sound strategic and to acquire the mantle of the European political leadership from Germany. Berlin follows an ambitious approach, seemingly awaiting the moment when sympathetic rhetoric from Biden and his team towards the European allies will take the shape of some concrete deeds. This caution is well founded, as in 2021 Angela Merkel is vacating the post of Chancellor and Germany will have elections. Moreover, for Berlin the change of the host in the White House does not mean that the problem with the final stage of construction of Nord Stream 2 will somehow ease. This project was the apple of discord between Germany and the US under Trump,...


Boris gearing up for General Elections in Fall of 2019

... dangerously far-left (a.k.a. “Communist”) to consider, no matter how risky to the economy and their material well-being they find Boris Johnson’s hard Brexit drive. In Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon is a strong leader. She is already prepared for elections, driving for independence, and re-entry into the EU. Nicola and her Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) know what to do, and they are effective. The SNP’s only faces a very strong opponent in one corner, with Ruth Davidson, a very capable and sympathetic leader of the Scottish Conservatives. Northern ...


A Russian Flag at Prague Castle?

The significance of an upcoming, run-off, presidential election in Czech Republic is largely underestimated in Washington. But its prevalent view of it as a not too significant event in a small European country is dead wrong! Contenders include the sitting president, outspoken, and politically incorrect Milos Zeman, who garnered 39% of the vote in the first of a two-phase election. His rival is chemist Jiri Drahos, the correct, low key, former ...


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