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The politics of a handshake

Our take on the significance of the political gesture, be it a handshake or a peck, in the Chatham House magazine The World Today

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Defeating Marine Le Pen on Sunday will be a relief—but what next?

It might be a little early to say I told you so, but Macron will win on Sunday, and Marine Le Pen will be...

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Europe’s riddle: Migration, community experiences and public opinion

Counterpoint examines the local experience of migration and integration across five European countries in light of continuing migration into Europe. Our research in Sweden,...

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The wide open space of the French elections

This is a good time to review the dynamics of the French presidential elections.  The results will dramatically impact EU cohesion, the possibility of...