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Women’s Gyms Lay Bare Limits of Saudi Reforms

Saudi women will continue to suffer a decline in physical and mental health, beyond their lack of social, economic and political status.

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After TPP: RCEP as China’s Magic Bullet?

China will not lead free trade in Asia, contrary to many forecasts.

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As Romania Battles Corruption

Corruption is the most underrated international security threat of our time.

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Argentina: Who Killed Alberto Nisman?

The federal prosecutor of a 1994 terrorist attack by Hezbollah died in 2015 just after denouncing Argentina’s president for treason.

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How Brazil Destroys Itself

The mutineers that brought down Dilma will soon be cut down by the same sword.

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Moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem: Strings Attached

How Trump would need to manage the fallout of such a decision, to achieve a breakthrough instead of disaster.

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Trump and Corporate Secrecy: Welcome to the Dark Age

The U.S. Congress and Trump’s cabinet bring joy to the kleptocrats in Africa, Latin America and elsewhere.

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How Turkey and China Undermine Their Future Prosperity

Ruling by oppression stunts human development and significantly reduces an economy’s ability to advance.

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Tackling Iran: Trump Fuels the Fire

The Trump administration risks fueling sectarianism across the Muslim world.

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Deutsche Bank’s Culture Wars

Deutsche Bank has become the poster boy for money laundering.

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