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Turkish Foreign Minister: “Religious Wars Will Start Soon In Europe”

Turkey’s arch-nemesis – well, one of many –  Dutch politician Geert Wilders may have just suffered a major disappointment in his recent political career after yesterday’s Netherlands general election, but that did not mean that the diplomatic scandal between Turkey and the Netherlands has been put on hiatus; on the contrary: Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut […]

Dutch General Election Results: Prime Minister Rutte Wins, Wilders’ Freedom Party Slides

Summary of the latest developments, courtesy of Bloomberg: Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s Liberals are the evening’s big winners: they’re set to take 31 of parliament’s 150 seats That’s a blow to the populist Freedom Party of Geert Wilders, which fared less well than projections, putting the party in a fight for second place Rutte’s coalition […]

JPM: “This Is The Bottom Line For Stocks”

While it has been a quiet session so far, today’s events have the potential to substantially boost market volatility. Here, courtesy of JPM’s Adam Crisafulli, is the “bottom line for domestic equities” and what to watch for among today’s information barrage. Market update – it was another relatively quiet night of news. US futures and […]

What To Watch For As The Dutch Go To The Polls

Dutch citizens will vote today for a new government in one of the most-watched elections in years. While polls have tilted towards PM Rutte's VVD Party in recent days, the euroskeptic leader of the Freedom Party, Geert Wilders, looks set to gain the most seats but the necessary coalition will be anything but clean (since […]

EU Crisis Is Existential – Importance of Tomorrow’s Vote

EU Crisis Becoming Existential… Dutch Vote Tomorrow and Why It Matters The leader of the National Front in France, Marine Le Pen, has hailed Britain’s decision to leave the EU – and has called for France to hold a similar referendum The EU is facing an existential crisis and does not look like it will […]

Turkey Vows “Harsh Retaliation” After Dutch PM Says “Not Apologizing, Are You Nuts”

The diplomatic scandal between Turkey and the Netherlands deteriorated overnight, when Prime Minister Binali Yildirim warned on Sunday that Turkey would retaliate in the “harshest ways” after Turkish ministers were barred from speaking in Rotterdam, leading to a major protest in front of the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam, while the Dutch embassy in Istanbul was […]

Angry Turks Protest Near Rotterdam Consulate As Dutch Embassy In Turkey Closed Off

Update 2: Dutch authorities have arrested Turkey’s family minister and are deporting her to#Germany according to RTL. The escalation may lead to a spike by Turks in the Netherlands, with some speculating that a curfew is imminent: BREAKING | #Dutch authorities decided to arrest #Turkey‘s family minister and deport her to #Germany; operation to arrest […]

EU Lawmakers Urge “Federal Union” For European States… Or Else

The leaders of the lower chambers of parliament of Germany, Italy, France, and Luxembourg have called for a European “Federal Union” in an open letter published in Italian newspaper La Stampa on Sunday. In the letter, four representatives of EU governments – Claude Bartolone of the French National Assembly, Laura Boldrini of the Italian Chamber […]

Trump Fires Up Europe’s Anti-Establishment Movement

Submitted by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, "The genie will not go back into the bottle again, whether you like it or not." — Geert Wilders, MP and head of the Party for Freedom, the Netherlands. A growing number of Europeans are rebelling against decades of government-imposed multiculturalism, politically correct speech codes and mass […]

Anti-Islam, Anti-Migration Wilders Widens Lead in Dutch Polls

Submitted by Michael Shedlock via MishTalk.com, On December 9,  a panel of 3 judges in the Netherlands convicted Geert Wilders of incitement to discrimination, and also of insulting an ethnic group. Nonetheless, the two most recent polls show Geert Wilders, an anti-Islam, anti-migration politician far ahead of the pack. Wilders Heads Polls A quick check […]