Despite the US taking centre stage, Stéfanie von Hlatky argues the meeting served to reinforce priorities and identify some, though not all, of NATO’s challenges. 
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More to recent NATO summit than Trump’s antics

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Despite the US taking centre stage, Stéfanie von Hlatky argues the meeting served to reinforce priorities and identify some, though not all, of NATO’s challenges. 
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Spanish government joins those embracing feminist approach

Spain’s new prime minister has appointed a cabinet comprised of 65 percent women. Is that enough for a government to be called ‘feminist’? Lucía Benavides reports from Spain. 
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A race to the bottom on migration?

The European Union has recently weakened protections for migrants under the guise of cooperation, writes Cesar Jaramillo, warning of a downward trend.

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