Keep your fiscal powder dry. Barry Eichengreen

Michael Cockerell on Inside the Commons

17.04.2015

Inside the Commons

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For his new documentary series “Inside the Commons”, journalist Michael Cockerell was granted unprecedented, unrestricted access to film day-to-day activity in the House of Commons. Here's what he saw. read more

Art and Culture in Dubai

10.04.2015

Intersections in Dubai

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Art Dubai has become a globally important art event in less than a decade. Its success depends on Dubai’s intersection of cultures. read more

The Stasi legacy and its impact on modern surveillance

01.04.2015

Lessons from the Stasi

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Exactly 25 years ago, the notorious East German Ministry for State Security, or Stasi as it came to be known, was shut down. But it’s legacy still lingers on. read more

Argentina’s Economic Decline

27.03.2015

Viva la competencia

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Argentina was once the economic pride of the southern hemisphere. There is barely anything left after a half-century of misrule. Europe can (and must) learn from this cautionary tale. read more

Why Islamic State is destroying Iraq’s historical heritage

13.03.2015

In the wrong name

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The Islamist organization’s wanton annihilation of Iraq’s history is a shock ploy designed to recruit soldiers and boost morale in the face of military threat. read more

How Europe can prevent Islamic Radicalism

05.03.2015

Beyond the blame game

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Fighting Islamophobic prejudices will not only benefit European Muslims but first and foremost non-Muslim Europeans. read more

Netanyahu’s Speech in front of the U.S. Congress

05.03.2015

Netanyahu’s history lesson

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The Israeli Prime Minister warned the U.S. of a nuclear deal with Iran, but he didn’t give any concrete alternatives. read more

Why Boris Nemzow was murdered

04.03.2015

Dial M for Murder

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The murder of Putin's critic Boris Nemzow was a message. But who was it for? read more

Martyrdom: The spine of militant Islam

28.02.2015

Blood of the martyr

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Martyrdom is the backbone of Islamist militant groups and, perhaps, their best recruitment tool. read more

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