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The importance of being honest: Values delusion or how fake news creates fake history

Had Professor Francis Fukuyama written his book The End of History today, he might instead have chosen the title ‘The End of Diplomacy’. That...

Austria and the EU Council presidency

Topics: STRATEGIEN, INSTITUTIONEN
Those who watched the annual New Year’s Day concert at the Wiener Musikverein saw the Austrian President, Alexander Van Der Bellen, welcome two heads...

Elements of a road map for European security

Topics: OST - WEST
Moscow and Berlin continue to sharply disagree on many critical international matters. After the Ukraine crisis, ‘business as usual’ has been impossible and will...

‚Beyond capitalism‘? No, back to the future

“I wish we would stop using the word Capitalism,” writes John Kay of Oxford University, in a recent post entitled Moving Beyond Capitalism. Kay reminds us...
Silvio Berlusconi has proposed introducing a flat tax as part of his electoral campaigning. (Credit: EPP/Flickr)

A flat tax is for a flat earth

This was my answer to Grzegorz Kolodko, Poland’s minister of finance and first deputy premier for the economy (1994-97 and 2002-03), when in the...
Under siege: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. (Credit: United Nations Photo/Flickr)

Demonstrations in Iran

Over the new year period, the world’s attention was drawn to events in Iran, where a series of protests provoked analysis and outrage in...

Elements of a road map for European security

Moscow and Berlin continue to sharply disagree on many critical international matters. After the Ukraine crisis, ‘business as usual’ has been impossible and will...

Will Artificial Intelligence decide over life or death in the near future?

Self-driving vehicles operated by intelligent algorithms, carrying people to their destinations safely and with ease, have long been a desirable innovation. Today, from a...

The heyday of power politics in Syria

Within a few years the Syrian Arab Republic has become a textbook example of power politics, but in a more modern and sophisticated form....

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