Archive | June, 2013

Leaderless world creating an unprecedented political shift

Long gone are the days when America and Western Europe could credibly claim to set the international agenda and lead the way as leaders of the world. Since the financial market meltdown of 2008, it has become clear that nothing can be resolved without substantive support from China, India, Brazil, Russia and other emerging powers. […]

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The special case of Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin is a fascinating, though a mystical character. Even though he has been at the fore-front of Russian politics for over a decade since 2000, not many actually understand the impact and influence he has had on Russia. Discussing Putin’s time as Russian President could take a whole book, but in this […]

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Russia needs to be respected

Russia is a peculiar country. Though it is no longer a communist state, Russia still continues to be the centre of attention when it comes to the West picking out the other countries they mistrust and see as a potential threat ti Europe and America. Given how much mistrust and anger there is towards the […]

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