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Mr. Eugenides

Mr. Eugenides is a Scottish blogger.
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The EU’s Weak Response to Russian Aggression

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008 - by Mr. Eugenides

The European reaction to events in Georgia has been predictably spineless.

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Burma’s Crimes Against Humanity

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008 - by Mr. Eugenides

How long can the civilized world sit back and watch a catastrophe exacerbated by the willful neglect of the callous regime in Rangoon?

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Sarkozy Breathes Life into ‘Atlanticism’

Sunday, April 27th, 2008 - by Mr. Eugenides

French President Nicholas Sarkozy seeks to edge his country closer to the US-British axis. But he must contend with a political elite where anti-Americanism has a long, troubling history.

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Will London Say ‘Good Riddance’ to Livingstone?

Friday, March 28th, 2008 - by Mr. Eugenides

The notorious Labour Party Mayor of London is up for re-election this year, and trailing in the polls behind his slightly buffoonish Tory challenger. It's not hard to see why.

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Heir Command: Prince Harry Leaves Afghanistan

Friday, February 29th, 2008 - by Mr. Eugenides

Prince Harry has been pulled out of Afghanistan after Drudge disclosed his deployment there. Mr. Eugenides is impressed by the royal -- and the British media.

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Turkey Votes to Lift Ban on the Headscarf

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008 - by Mr. Eugenides

Turkey has voted to rescind its long-standing ban on the Islamic headscarf in universities. Mr. Eugenides is of two minds on the policy, since the garb has long prevented observant Muslim women access to higher education. And isn't the education of women the most effective way to combat fundamentalism?

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‘Sarkozy of Arabia’ Sending Troops to the Gulf

Saturday, January 19th, 2008 - by Mr. Eugenides

"The French military may be the butt of a thousand chortling American jokes," says Scotsman Mr. Eugenides, but France's new deal with the United Arab Emirates to build military bases in the Persian Gulf should be taken seriously.

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