Monthly Archives: August 2014

Which comprehensive US strategy for the Middle East?

The surprising swiftness of the ISIS advance in Iraq has reignited the debate about President Obama’s Middle East policy. Critics of Obama’s fast retreat from Iraq allege that a coherent US strategy in the Middle East is lacking. Their argument is flawed. Continue reading

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Putin, Erdogan, ISIS etc…, or How to explain the weird East-West-Value Divide?

Why is it that Europe and Asia have such opposing political sentiments and orientations when they really are, at least geographically speaking, part of one and the same Eurasian continent? Continue reading

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The End of Sovereign Bonds without Collective Action Clauses

What are the consequences of a US Court ruling that favors the rights of minority bond holders over the imposition of majority based debt restructuring plan? Continue reading

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