Turkey’s twentieth-century experience was very different from that of most European countries. During World War One, the late Ottoman Empire joined forces with Germany, a decision the sultans not only came to regret but that ultimately led to the fall of their monarchy. The Turkish War of Independence followed, touched off by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, […]
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This week’s ConsEUmer podcast is once again co-hosted with Fabio Fernandes. Our topics: ⛽ EU lawmakers voice scepticism over petrol car ban timeline 🇪🇺 It’s the EU’s birthday this week 🏭 Europe looks to Azerbaijan for gas imports [Note: Luxembourg’s debt-to-GDP is actually only 22%, not 30%.] You can follow Fabio on Twitter @DeFariaeSilva. February […]
My latest article was published on Journal. It can be found HERE. Despite protests in Luxembourg, the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan has been out of the European news cycle for months. And yet, that leaves the supporters of its cause undeterred. If you want to support independent journalism in Luxembourg, you can subscribe to Journal […]
New week, new ConsEUmer episode! This week: 🇱🇻 Lativa locks down for a month ✈️ Alitalia is dead, long live Alitalia? (w/ Luca Bertoletti) 🏭 Energy prices go through the roof 🇦🇹 Austria in turmoil & its need for reforms (w/ Franz Schellhorn) Euractiv link: https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/whos-to-blame-for-high-energy-prices/ You can follow Franz Schellhorn on Twitter at @franzschellhorn. […]
My latest article was published on Journal. It can be found HERE. A recent verbal attack on the Grand Duchy put Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev on the radar of many Luxembourgers. But what exactly is the deal with Azerbaijan, and why should we care a lot more than we do now? If you want to support […]