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Return of Sovereign France

March 21, 2017 • World Politics, Editor’s Choice, In-depth, Dan Steinbock, EuropeComments (0)

By Dan Steinbock In France, President Hollande’s utter failure to foster broad consensus for structural reforms has paved the way for a contested election. While public debate focuses on Emmanuel Macron as the saviour of France, the real story is that Marine Le Pen’s agenda has shifted the French political landscape.   Before TV debates,

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Le Pen-ization of France Europe’s Changing Landscape

March 9, 2017 • World Politics, Editor’s Choice, In-depth, Dan Steinbock, EuropeComments (0)

By Dan Steinbock               In France, President Hollande’s utter failure to foster broad consensus for structural reforms has paved the way for the most contested election in decades. While public debate focuses on the 2nd round winner, the

Director John Pilger: Disastrous consequences if US proceeds with “policy of provocation”

February 1, 2017 • VideosComments (0)

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Life After Trump

January 19, 2017 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Editor’s Choice, On US Election 2016Comments (0)

By Boris Kagarlitsky Trump’s election is not just a separate random episode of current politics. It is also not an indicator of American exceptionalism. It rather suggests that similar processes are under way in the US and in Western Europe. And is it just

An Unsettling New Normal for India-Pakistan Relations

January 12, 2017 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, International Relations, Global Giants, IndiaComments (0)

By Michael Kugelman and Vandana Seth In the coming months, all-out war between the two nuclear-armed rivals is unlikely. However, prolonged tensions are ensured while limited conflict is highly possible, if not inevitable. Even cultural safe spaces for

The Rise and Crash of Hillary Clinton

December 7, 2016 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Editor’s Choice, On US Election 2016Comments (2)

By Tunde Olupitan Hillary’s journey has been fuelled by a blind ambition for power. And while efforts were made by her propaganda machine to imbue her campaign with some passion, some humanity, women’s issues, black lives matter, Hillary Clinton herself

World War 3.0 is Here

December 1, 2016 • EMERGING TRENDS, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Digital TransformationComments (1)

A new world of opportunity and convenience has opened up. But that said, so has the need for security over that greatly expanded surface. With Clavister underpinning their operations as the security choice, they feel confident that they’re helping their

Rodrigo Duterte interview Part 2

October 10, 2016 • VideosComments (0)

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Rodrigo Duterte Interview Part 1

October 10, 2016 • SPECIAL FEATURES, VideosComments (0)

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Calling Both Clinton and Trump Unpopular and Untrustworthy is Seriously Misleading

October 7, 2016 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, In-depth, On US Election 2016Comments (1)

By Neil H. Buchanan Polling results do not demonstrate that Clinton and Trump are nearly equally reviled, notwithstanding the ubiquitous media narrative. To say that voters distrust both candidates confuses two possibilities: that people are uncertain of