COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

Russia has lots of reason to cheer

Russia made it to Rio by the skin of its teeth and it may see Putin suspend his bid for military glory, writes Nina L Khrushcheva

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Under all the layers is Hillary Clinton really a good fit for the presidency?

Hilary Clinton, who will be the first female candidate for the White House, has been accused of being too ambitious in her lust for power. How else would she have got this far, asks Jocelyn Noveck

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Ireland’s neutrality risks becoming a victim

The idea that Ireland is still a neutral state is false, says one expert, pointing to the US military landings in Shannon

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Students already feeling the effects of Brexit

The vast majority of young Irish people studying overseas are based in Britain, and they face an uncertain future

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Must we learn to accept terrorism as an any-time, any-place occurrence?

Terrorist attacks, a military coup, EU disintegration, the rise of the far right, demise of political credibility — all amid mass migration, economic volatility, and deep divisions in the US. Caroline O’Doherty asks what’s going on and what does it mean for life as we know it?

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Popular Barack Obama will be missed when he goes

Barack Obama carried out his presidencies with dignity and never embarrassed the country. Indeed there hasn’t been a tone-deaf moment in his two terms, and he will be missed, writes Elizabeth Drew

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Living through coups a normality for Turks

History repeats itself as Cagla Oztek finds herself repeating the same words to her children that her father spoke to her when the military tried to take over in Turkey over 30 years ago

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Daily triumphs of ordinary people challenges terror

When we stop to look at all the kindness and caring in the world, it doesn’t take long to realise that those who threaten our communities can never count on lasting victory when they take on the human spirit, writes Clodagh Finn.

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Could ISIS strike at the home of the White House?

Officials in Washington know their hometown is a target for terrorists. But, despite the huge resources ploughed into preventing attacks, there are still issues with the city’s defences, writes Jeff Stein

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Hollande on Brexit: ‘I recognise there is a special situation for Ireland’

A defiant Françoise Hollande has called on French citizens and Europe to stand together in the wake of terrorist attacks to protect freedom, as he thanked Ireland for its solidarity, writes Juno McEnroe

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