How Portugal Resisted Europe’s Populist Wave

Portugal’s prime minister, Antonio Costa, speaks to journalists after holding a meeting with his Moroccan counterpart, Saadeddine El Othmani, in Rabat, Morocco, Dec. 4, 2017 (AP photo by Mosa'ab Elshamy).
Portugal’s prime minister, Antonio Costa, speaks to journalists after holding a meeting with his Moroccan counterpart, Saadeddine El Othmani, in Rabat, Morocco, Dec. 4, 2017 (AP photo by Mosa'ab Elshamy).

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