Tag Archives: nationalism

Istanbul Bombings: Kurds and Erdogan Playing Political Football

The Besiktas bombing raises important questions about counter-terrorism strategy and truth telling in Turkey.

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Are You a Patriot Or a Nationalist?

Nationalism is on the rise from the United States to India and China. How to rein it in?

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From Trump to Erdogan: The Rise of the “Identitarians”

Supporters of identity politics feel safer by shutting doors to the rest of the world. Who pays the price? How did elites contribute to it all?

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Asia: the Challenge to Turn Enmity into Amity

Risks of unresolved territorial conflict threaten peace in Asia.

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Why Some Nations Grow Fast (and Others Don’t)

What are the historical origins and future prospects of the Chinese business model?

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Europe’s Next Leadership: Unknown, Unelected, Unloved

Europe’s system of horse-trading to choose leaders has produced non-leadership.

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Japan: Still Not Owning Up to Its Dark History

Prime Minister Abe’s fourth arrow should be a credible national apology.

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Japan and Weimar

How are Japanese nationalists trying to change the constitution "without anyone noticing"?

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Japan: Stuck in Neutral

Abe pivots between nationalists and modernity, big government and small government factions.

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Snow and Politics in Hungary

Can a freak snowstorm show a Central European nation how to get along with its neighbors?

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