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France: Cleaning up the political mess after the earthquake?

6 June 2014 | by

On Monday 26th May, France woke up shocked after the political earthquake it experienced with the result of the European Parliament elections. The French left, the Socialist Party (Parti Socialiste, PS) reached a poor 14% of the votes, while the right (Union pour un Mouvement Populaire, UMP) scored 21%; the most striking performance however was […]

Greek Defence Corruption

19 May 2014 | by

In 1996, Greece was involved in a skirmish with Turkey over a set of islets. With their Defence Ministry awoken to the ‘potential need’ for better resources when faced with a foe, Greece commenced a wide-ranging purchasing spree for its defence and security efforts. Manufacturers and service providers from the sector across the world all […]