Lara Jakes

Foreign Policy magazine

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Deputy managing editor of news for Foreign Policy magazine

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The ongoing migrant crisis and economic stagnation in Europe has boosted the popularity of some right-wing, anti-immigrant political parties.

The Popularity of Right-Wing Political Parties in Europe

The ongoing migrant crisis and economic stagnation in Europe has boosted the popularity of some right-wing, anti-immigrant political parties.

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