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Les humains sont une espèce très versatile. Ils s’adaptent à tout. Il y a à peine quelques décennies, si quelqu’un nous avait dit qu’il y aurait aujourd’hui des policiers dans chaque école afin de protéger des enfants de l’école primaire non seulement de maniaques extrémistes, haineux, xénophobes et racistes, armés de fusils automatiques, mais aussi… » read more

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Il y a quelques jours, Mahmoud Abbas, président de l’Autorité palestinienne, a annoncé que les Palestiniens ne sont plus liés par les accords d’Oslo. Personne n’a été surpris. Ses collaborateurs ont promis que son discours annuel à l’ONU aurait l’effet d’une bombe, et le contenu de ce discours a été divulgué aux médias bien avant… » read more

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A few days ago, Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority, announced that the Palestinians are no longer bound by Oslo accords. No one was surprised. His aides have been promising that he would drop a “bombshell” at his annual UN speech, and the content of that speech leaked to the media long before he… » read more

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A year after the 18-year-old unarmed Michael Brown was shot to death by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, the town is once again in turmoil. A lot has happened since Brown’s killing last year. Today’s America is not as it was a year ago. Brown’s death, and the controversial decision not to indict his… » read more

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On September 26, 2014, BBC News published a story titled, “Islamic State crisis: ‘3,000 European jihadists join fight.’” Many more reports appeared in Western media outlets at the time, asking why ISIS was so appealing to young Western Europeans. Did these young men and women leave for the Middle East because they had suddenly developed… » read more

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The beginning of a new year is a great time to reflect on where we are compared to where we want to be. A few days ago I came across a post by British MEP, Richard Corbett. He wrote about how the pragmatism of the EU is important for solving problems, but “when we focus… » read more

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