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A month after Charlie Hebdo, Copenhagen

Not more than a month past the ghastly attacks on Charlie Hebdo on January 7, Denmark suffered an imitative attack in much the same vein this morning. A lone gunman this time shot up a Danish cafe where a freedom of speech was being held. The target is ostensibly Lars Vilk, a controversial Swedish artist…

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Britain and the European Union: Headed towards complete separation?

There is no denying that the surprisingly close referendum in Scotland sparked a renewed interest in independence movements across Europe. Suddenly the long-standing movements for independence in Catalonia, the Basque region, and even Sardinia are garnering headlines again. While just as improbable now as they were over the last decade, these regional independence movements have overshadowed…