VOTE SHARE OF POPULIST PARTIES IN EU COUNTRIES (2018)

  1. Hungary: 65.09%
  2. Greece: 54.60%
  3. Poland: 51.18%
  4. Italy: 50.03%
  5. Czech Republic: 49.60%
  6. Cyprus: 35.38%
  7. Slovakia: 34.34%
  8. Estonia: 32.90%
  9. Lithuania: 32.83%
  10. Bulgaria: 32.65%
  11. France: 27.09%
  12. Austria: 26.00%
  13. Finland: 24.78%
  14. Netherlands: 22.20%
  15. Germany: 21.98%
  16. Spain: 21.15%
  17. Denmark: 21.10%
  18. Sweden: 18.58%
  19. Ireland: 17.70%

Less than 10%

ITALY POPULIST GOVERNMENT PACT

  1. Guaranteed income for the poor: Poor families will get € 780 basic monthly income, provided recipients actively seek work, the parties say.

FIFTY YEARS OF ISRAELI OCCUPATION IN NUMBERS

Source: Amnesty International

THE EU MUST RECOGNIZE THE PALESTINIAN STATE

Author: Javier Solana

At this point, the best way to encourage Israelis and Palestinians to return to the negotiating table is to work to level the playing field. Because the US clearly won't do that, the EU must take the lead, sending a message that is as forceful as it is necessary, by immediately recognizing the State of Palestine.

THE FATE OF EAST JERUSALEM

Israel occupied East Jerusalem at the end of the 1967 War with Syria, Egypt and Jordan; the western half of the holy city had been captured in the 1948 Arab-Isareli war. Israel's occupation of East Jerusalem effectively put the entire city under de facto Israeli control.

EUROPE MUST LOBBY AGAINST US SANCTIONS ON IRAN

Trump’s abandonment of the JCPOA is a major blow, but it need not be a fatal one. The agreement, after all, is not a bilateral deal between the United States and Iran — European countries as well as Russia and China also struck the deal and now have the opportunity to preserve the deal.

By abandoning the JCPOA, European leaders have reason to question Washington’s commitment to their shared interests. As a result, Europe should make clear that cooperation on any future sanctions regime will be at serious risk

IRAN'S INFLUENCE IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Relationships with terrorist and militant groups are integral to Iran’s foreign policy. The clerical regime in Tehran sponsors a range of organizations in the Middle East and maintains the capacity to conduct international terrorism outside the region. Iran’s terrorism and destabilization efforts are primarily a threat to U.S. interests and allies in the Middle East: Tehran’s activities worsen civil wars and contribute to the destabilization of the region.

LA SOUVERAINETE EUROPEENNE SELON MACRON

Conscient de la crise existentielle qui traverse l’Europe, le président Macron avance l’idée d’une « souveraineté européenne », une notion juridiquement incongrue, mais politiquement significative, en ce sens où elle met en cause l’État-nation comme échelon pertinent de l’action politique dans un monde globalisé.

LES 7 PILIERS DE LA COMMUNICATION D'INFLUENCE

Auteur: Bruno Racouchot

L’influence constitue un outil clé pour soutenir la ligne stratégique de l’entreprise. Ce qui suppose bien sûr que celle-ci existe, avec une volonté et un cap clairement affichés. Les sept piliers pour réussir l’engagement pratique d’une communication d’influence peuvent se résumer aux paramètres suivants.

THE STAND AGAINST EURO ZONE REFORM

The Finance Ministers from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands and Sweden share the following position on the reform of the Euro Zone

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