Germany Now Holds the Position of Presidency of the Council of the EU

July 10, 2020

Germany now holds the presidency of the council of the EU What does this mean for Europe? On July 1st, 2020, Germany took over the position as the presidency of the council of the EU. That statement may confuse some people at first. No, Germany is not the president of Europe, and no, they did…

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Historic Changes in Europe: How they may affect your business

June 2, 2016

The Real Cost of Europe’s Negative Interest Rate The economics are simple: if the price of money, the interest rate, falls, buyers will want more of it. The buyers of money, borrowers, see these lower interest rates as a win. Lower interest rates mean reduced monthly payments and buyers may now be able to afford…

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Bin Laden’s Shooting by U.S. Forces a Violation of International Law?

May 4, 2011

While many world leaders applauded the U.S. operation that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, concerns were raised in parts of Europe that the United States violated international law by acting as policeman, judge and executioner. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder defended the action as lawful Tuesday, but some in Europe said Bin Laden…

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