What the West can learn from emerging markets

30.03.2014

Help from below

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The West should learn from emerging economies how to tidy up national finances. International economic governance must finally recognize this. read more

China’s Influence in Latin America

07.03.2014

Dragon or Panda?

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China’s increasing influence in Latin America opens up new horizons for the region. But time will tell which role the Chinese will choose to play: the aggressive dragon or the benevolent panda. read more

US policy in Afghanistan and the War on Terror

25.02.2014

Shadow of a Doubt

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In the War on Terror, innocence has become an ambiguous term and the recent release of 65 Afghan detainees has once again highlighted the discord between the US and its Afghan ally. An eyewitness account from Bagram prison: read more

French Interventionism

23.01.2014

War Etiquette

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France’s military interventionism in recent years has given it a neoconservative image. But such a label is erroneous – and potentially dangerous. read more

Obama’s Failure in the Middle East

23.12.2013

Fair-Weather Friends

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The Obama administration’s recent deal with Iran is part of a broader shift in US foreign politics. It has fed the perception that the United States is feckless as an ally and powerless as an adversary. read more

Ukraine at the Crossroads

16.12.2013

Neither Black Nor White

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Russia and Europe cannot solve Ukraine's problems. The country should not choose between two spheres of influence but find its own path to democracy and prosperity. read more

Peru's Drug Mules

01.12.2013

Donkey Work

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The global war on drugs is raging, but most drug barons remain at large. Instead, their “mules” must carry the can. read more

The Dangers of a Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement

26.11.2013

To Free, Or Not To Free

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A Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership could kick-start our stagnating economies. But at what cost? read more

Qatar's Rise

16.11.2013

The Bigger Picture

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What Qatar learned from Europe’s most famous living artist. read more

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