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Nicolas Anelka

When Is It OK to Call Someone a Nazi?

Erik Bleich | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics
Erik Bleich

Heated debates have erupted in the U.S., Israel, France, and Britain over the past few weeks about when it is appropriate to use "Nazi" to describe someone you dislike. I propose a simple set of rules to guide our judgment, illustrated through four recent examples.

Anti-Semitism in France, the Responsibility to Protect, Timorous Europe, and Obama's New Isolationism

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 03.07.2014 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

A Europe ashamed and disgraced, a Europe discounted, a Europe in name but not in deed, a Europe afraid of its own shadow -- that's a sure path to decline for all of the nations that make it up. On this point, the outcome of the next elections will be critical.

French Soccer Star Celebrates Goal With 'Shocking, Disgusting' Gesture

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.30.2013 | Sports

Nicolas Anelka sparked outrage with a controversial goal celebration that has been described as a "shocking, disgusting provocation" by French Sports ...

Anelka Finds New Team

Posted 07.04.2013 | Sports

By Jay Jaffa, West Brom has confirmed the signing of French striker Nicolas Anelka on a one-year deal with a further year's option. Ane...

French Striker Receives HUGE Ban After World Cup Meltdown

AP | TRUNG LATIEULE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PARIS — Nicolas Anelka's profane tirade at the World Cup may have been his last act with the French national team. He was suspended for 18 game...

Famous French Striker Scorns France's World Cup Federation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

France suffered through an utterly disastrous World Cup, and nobody was more central to the ongoing conflict than famous striker Nicolas Anelka. The 3...

France World Cup Controversy Continues

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PARIS — Nicolas Anelka said Thursday all his teammates decided to go on strike at the World Cup after he was sent home from South Africa for ver...

French Striker SENT HOME After Trashing Coach

AP | JEROME PUGMIRE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

KNYSNA, South Africa — French star Nicolas Anelka has been thrown off his nation's World Cup team after getting into a heated exchange with coac...

World Cup Sponsorship Scandals Sure to Take Attorney's into Extra Time

Kristen Spanier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Kristen Spanier

Throughout this World Cup, stories of athletic prowess and come-back victories have been sharing the headlines with stories of the legal and business aspects of the event.