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Friday PM Briefs

Four people you should think about over the weekend and the situations they find themselves in. Raymond Davis.  Soldier.  Pakistan. Not a normal country.  Not considered as such by the US government.  To paraphrase Gunnery Sergeant Hartmann, I am fully … Continue reading

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Chermany

Bloomberg has a couple of excellent pieces out this week on what’s going on with the French and German economies. The story of how Germany lately managed to rally its growth and drive down its unemployment rate is of particular … Continue reading

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More on the Roma Debate

Berlusconi comes out with Sarkozy against criticism on France’s treatment of Roma. Quoted in Le Figaro yesterday, “[EU Citizen's Rights Commissioner] Reding would have done better to treat the subject in private with French leaders before speaking publicly as she … Continue reading

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More on the EU and the Roma

In response to reader Scott, who raises some good points on my last post: Romania is near to being the most impoverished country in Europe, and if there are no jobs in Romania workers will go where the jobs are. … Continue reading

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