Tag Archives: In Depth

The Taliban and the US: Accepting the Inevitable

It took the deaths of 2,300 U.S. soldiers and tens of thousands of Afghans to reach the agreement to end the longest war in U.S. history.

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Canada Vs. China: The Huawei-Meng Crisis and Diplomacy-Free Statecraft

The Meng Wanzhou affair has profound implications for diplomacy everywhere.

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Donald Trump’s Diplomatic War on Europe

The Trump administration uses diplomatic protocol to slap the EU in the face, while cuddling up to Putin and Erdogan.

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Brexit: A Cultural Morphology

How the deep forces of British history, from royalism and classism to nationalism and imperialism, combined to trigger the Brexit moment.

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How Is Trade Working Out for You, President Trump?

The fallacy of seeking to reduce the U.S. trade deficit without raising U.S. savings rates.

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Stock Markets and the Trump Factor

While Trump says it’s all the Fed’s fault, this is why U.S. stock markets are really collapsing.

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American People to Trump: What’s Goin’ on in the Markets?

What makes this particular market correction so spooky is that, unlike in 2008, no single reason has yet been identified as causing the downturn.

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Refugees and Social Media Running Amok: A Special Season’s Greetings

To overturn “fake news” demands so much more than fact-checking. It takes educating society with critical thinking skills.

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The Democrats Might Lose the US Midterm Elections

In the U.S., we have moved to event-driven elections. Republicans could very well hold on to both houses of Congress.

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How the Merkel Government Makes up Its Statistics

In reality, German government debt levels have been going up during Merkel’s 12-year reign – and this despite a booming economy.

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