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Opinion

1 year ago

Brexit’s lost world

Dramatic changes have swept the world since British voters decided in 2016 to leave the European Union. None of them could have been easily foreseen in...
1 year ago

Can Trump make a deal with China?

Trade negotiations between the United States and China are closing in on the March 1 deadline, after which the bilateral tariff war will resume –...
1 year ago

Showdown in Munich

It was at the 2007 Munich Security Conference that Russian President Vladimir Putin first signalled a cooling of Russian-Western relations. Soon thereafter,...
1 year ago

Europe’s power deficit

Former German Minister of Foreign Affairs Sigmar Gabriel and Zaki Laïdi of Sciences Po deserve credit for writing dueling commentaries about a recent...
1 year ago

India’s trifecta of failure

On January 7, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government suddenly announced that an additional 10 per cent of school seats and government jobs would be set...
1 year ago

The dialectic of global trade policy

There is a subtle yet important change occurring in how political leaders think about international trade, including how to remedy long-standing...
1 year ago

Science and subterfuge in economics

Mainstream economics has a tendency to decide on some “established” conclusions, and then hold to them, notwithstanding all evidence to the contrary....
1 year ago

Faking it on climate change

Around the world, ever more countries and regions are promising to stop emitting carbon dioxide sometime in the future. The European Union is winning...