Author Archives: Geta Grama-Moldovan

Post-Brexit: European schemes of dismemberment of the City


The tiny financial centres of the Eurozone have been rubbing their hands since the British chose to leave the EU, positioning themselves in order to recuperate significant market shares of the City’s activity. A recent study made by the Brussels ... Read

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Donald Trump’s US Strategy


The long-term strategy can only be understood by returning to its nationalist objective, summarised by the slogan “America First,” hammered three times during the inauguration speech of January 20, 2017. This desire to defend the interests of the United States ... Read

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Turkey-EU relations plumb new depths

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan arrives for a meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, March 5, 2017. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS

Turkey’s quarrel with the EU escalated on all fronts over the weekend, with fresh “Nazi” insults, “terrorism” accusations, and death penalty and migrant threats. The Turkish leader, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, personally accused German chancellor Angela Merkel of being a Nazi ... Read

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PM Rutte wins Dutch election, Wilders contained

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the VVD Liberal party appears before his supporters in The Hague, Netherlands, March 15, 2017.  REUTERS/Yves Herman      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte’s centre-right Liberal party remains the largest political party in the Netherlands, after lower house elections on Wednesday (15 March). The Party for Freedom (PVV) of anti-EU MP Geert Wilders gained five seats, as of Thursday ... Read

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Germany could file WTO suit against U.S. over border tax

BERLIN, March 17 (Reuters) – Germany could file a suit against the United States at the World Trade Organization over President Donald Trump’s proposed border tax, the economy minister said on Friday ahead of a meeting between Chancellor Angela Merkel ... Read

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