Tag Archives: In Depth

Options for Turkey

What the Erdogan government must do if it wants to avoid a “cold Turkey” economic shock.

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What Does Putin Have on Trump?

For the sake of U.S. national security, it’s high time for Donald Trump to release all his tax returns in full. Otherwise, the calls that he is in Russia’s pocket will only grow louder.

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Brothers in Power: Trump and Netanyahu

The Binyamin and Donald show threatens to undermine, perhaps irredeemably, the institutions of democracy in Israel and the United States.

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Italy: The Master of Its Fate

If Italy’s government tames its radical instincts it could be allowed to get away with a few things. But if it is confrontational with the EU it will be heading for trouble.

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Why Trump (Still) Loves Macron

However hard they try, U.S. presidents lack the power of a French president to transform their nation.

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Italian Reality Check: Six False Assumptions

The new Italian government seems keen to play blame games – and pursuing economic solutions that have already failed conclusively in the past.

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Germany, Beware of Uber’s “New” Ridesharing Model

Uber’s new CEO presents a kinder, gentler face of his company. But don’t be fooled. The business model hasn’t changed.

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Italy and the Euro

If a radical government in Rome plunges Italy into a deep crisis, it would still be an Italian crisis — rather than a “euro“ crisis.

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Will Italy Spell the End of the Euro?

France and Germany will be very flexible in their response to Italian demands, irrespective of the official rhetoric from Berlin and Paris.

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Italy and the Yanis Varoufakis Effect

Populists in power, like Five Stars and the Lega in Italy, can do serious damage. In the case of Italy, the key risks are long-term rather than immediate.

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