Ai Weiwei Cries Wolf About Germany

Ai Weiwei engages in the very same racial stereotyping about Germany that he complains, with very thin, if not contrived proof the Germans exhibited toward him.

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The US Drops the ISDS Baby

The U.S. government used to be the chief proponent of strong investor protection clauses in international trade deals. No longer. What happened?

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China’s Ominous Coronavirus Health Threat

Chinese political authorities state that lower-ranking officials who covered up the spread of the coronavirus would be “nailed on the pillar of shame for eternity.”

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Bribery: The Driving Force Behind Middle Eastern Arms Sales

Corruption runs rampant in U.S. arms deals in the Middle East.

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Trump, the Incomparable Arms Salesman

Right after Iran’s Soleimani was killed, the Saudis arrived at the White House.

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US Tech Transfer: First to China, Now to the Middle East

The shortsightedness of the United States in allowing arms production facilities in Saudi Arabia and the UAE is unbelievable.

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The Turkey-Russia Tango Over Syria and Libya

Is Turkey turning into a Russian puppet? Vladimir Putin is showing a remarkable ability to reverse Erdogan’s Syria ambitions.

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India’s New Sense of Nation: Not a Hindu Thing

Media reports about India’s new citizenship rules and its impact on Muslim minorities swings between the tendentious, the comical and the absurd.

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How Trump Is Tied to China, Literally

Clothes making can provide deep insights into both the character of global leaders and commercial realities.

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Putin’s Russian Power Grab: The Global Context

The Russian President aims at staying in power forever. Who are his role models?

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