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Spanish Minister of Home Affairs

The Post-COVID-19 Future of Europe

May 20, 2020

There will be many long-lingering effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the world, but one of the most impactful is the way it will influence international politics.

Javier Ortega Smith, secretary general of the Vox party, echoes fascist Spanish dictator Francisco Franco.

No Good Outcomes in Upcoming Spanish Elections

April 9, 2019

The global trend of strong, alt-right, semi-authoritarian, populist discourse fueled by the migratory crisis in the Mediterranean and the 2008 economic crisis has seeped into Spanish politics.

French President Francois Hollande and US President meet for a military review at the White House, in Washington, DC, on February 11, 2014. (Pool photo by Chip Somodevilla courtesy of Getty Images via Abaca Press/MCT)

U.S. Military Presence in Europe Needs to be Reassessed

January 21, 2015

By DYLAN REILLYOpinions Co-EditorPublished: January 21, 2015 The Pentagon announced on Jan. 8 that it would be ending operations at 15 sites in Europe, including an air base in Britain and several facilities i...