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By Javier Solana - Oct 20,2018
MADRID — The annual general debate of the United Nations General Assembly is one of the most notable events on the international diplomatic calendar.
By Javier Solana - Jul 22,2018
MADRID — The annual NATO summit this month was the latest instalment in a long series of disagreements between US President Donald Trump and America’s European allies.
By Javier Solana - Jun 24,2018
MADRID — After the recent G-7 summit in Quebec, therte can no longer be any doubt that the West is in crisis. Yes, “Western” countries have often pursued divergent foreign policies, as illustrated by the Iraq War, and “the West” is itself a vague concept.
By Javier Solana - May 12,2018
AACHEN — With the decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear agreement, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), US President Donald Trump’s administration has demonstrated, yet again, that it is determined to destroy major global structures and agreement
By Javier Solana - Apr 22,2018
MADRID — The opening line of Charles Dickens’s “A Tale of Two Cities” retains its universality to this day.
By Javier Solana - Oct 03,2017
Few world regions are more culturally and politically complex than the Balkans.
By Javier Solana - Sep 21,2017
Germany and China are chief among the countries whose economic policies have drawn US President Donald Trump’s ire.
By Javier Solana - Aug 01,2017
As many analysts have observed, the Pax Americana of recent decades is on life support.After the first 150 days of Donald Trump’s “America First” — or, more accurately, “America Alone” — presidency, it seems that America’s traditional stabilising role can no longer be viewed as a
By Javier Solana - May 23,2017
Last week, the people of Iran decided to continue along the path toward openness.Sixty-two per cent of voters chose to elect the reformist President Hassan Rouhani to a second term.The rest of the world should welcome Rouhani’s victory as an opportunity further to improve relatio
By Javier Solana - Apr 22,2017
April 22, 2017 — International Earth Day — marked one year since the signing of the Paris climate agreement, which entered into force last November, and now has 195 signatories.That landmark multilateral treaty still represents the most important step forward to date in the globa



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