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Millennials, Brexit and the Future of Globalization

Posted June 27th, 2016 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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By Barbara Slavin The results of the British referendum on leaving the European Union are another reminder of how much more thoughtful and yes, mature, the millennial generation is turning out to be. By large majorities, Britons under 45 voted to remain in the EU while their elders, with fewer years to bear the consequences, tossed […]

Europeans Do Heavy Lifting on Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Posted May 27th, 2015 at 11:16 am (UTC-5)
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Ambassadors to the US from France, Germany and the United Kingdom said none of their governments were about to accept a bad deal with Iran, but one which would relieve sanctions gradually in return for verifiable curbs on the Iranian nuclear program.