Even as Western sanctions are often said to work on Russia, Russian sanctions on Europe are proving to be even more effective.
While Erdogan gives the impression of heroically defeating a coup attempt, the underlying political differences have become harder to resolve and remain a growing problem.
Instead of being the end of the good old EU days, Brexit may just be the beginning of Britain’s new productive relations in Asia.
Britain’s exit from the EU is not just a singular event, but part of a continuous evolution of the European continent and its outlying islands.
The Islamic State terrorist group may finally be losing ground in a historic fight, but it could just be re-emerging in another form.
Despite claims of inclusion and democratic openness, the G7 is another elite club approaching global problems in its own exclusive, fantasy way.
FROM almost nowhere, a dark horse candidate sweeps past his fancied political rivals to surge towards the coveted national leadership.
A key aspect of his winning chances, and his rivals’ declining hopes, is his opponents’ inability to understand his strengths – which is their continuing weakness.
FROM October 2011, senior US officials launched a “pivot” to the East Asia and Pacific maritime region.
Whenever Myanmar lurches towards a promise of change, the realities suggest otherwise – and the latest flurry of seeming change seems hardly any different.
At least as important as the disputes over East Asian waters are the blossoming relations and plans on mainland Europe and Asia.
Despite their many differences, China and the US are also very much alike – and it’s no help to all other countries.
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