Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Story behind Northern Mali’s power vacuum

All the lawlessness, the kidnapping and drug trafficking and all the ample availability of Tuareg mercenaries in Northern Mali, has a lot to do with climate change. Continue reading

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What we are fighting for in Mali

Each extremist movement will eventually wear itself out just for being what it is. This is true for the jihad movement as well. Until then, however, we have to stand up against it wherever it presents itself. Continue reading

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Just another form of Protectionism

Britain’s separatism in Europe is mistaken because our world has become so interconnected that it doesn’t even make sense to be protectionist about your own free-market convictions. Continue reading

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Collective-Action Clauses and Crony Capitalism

The hush-hush manner in which the Euro zone has decided to include a Collective Action Clause in all government bonds issued after 2012 smells a lot like crony capitalism Continue reading

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Tough decisions don’t come easy

The current struggle to reduce the huge US budget deficit is a battle for the heart and soul of the country. And hence it is only natural, that both parties would wrestle hard in order to have their interpretation reflected in the final outcome. Continue reading

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