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  • 14 marzo 2020

    RadioProgramma

    Attitude

    Attitude. Half of Dutch people say their former empire is something ......

  • 27 luglio 2017
    Interview with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican’s top diplomat: Moscow and Beijing are the new interlocutors, waiting for Europe

    Commenti e Idee

    Interview with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican’s top diplomat: Moscow and Beijing are the new interlocutors, waiting for Europe

    After the visit to Belarus (2015) and Ukraine (2016), Vatican Secretary of State Pietro Parolin will go to Moscow at the end of August. The Holy See has therefore confirmed its general attention toward Eastern Europe and the new balances that have emerged after the implosion of the Soviet Union and

  • 21 novembre 2015
    The African Roots of Global Jihad

    English Version

    The African Roots of Global Jihad

    The war against the Caliphate triggers an alliance between the sacred and the profane: French President François Hollande with Russian President Valdimir Putin, Putin with Ali Khamenei—the supreme leader of the Iranian Islamic Republic who will meet with the Russian president in Tehran, next

  • 09 aprile 2015
    The Circo Massimo: 2,000 Years Later

    English Version

    The Circo Massimo: 2,000 Years Later

    I thought that Stalinism was finished. Dead and buried. It may be so, in the sense that the Soviet Union no longer exists, and luckily there are no longer any admirers of Stalin (or if there are, they do not want to admit it). But stalinist behaviors are still around, definitely. The most popular

  • 12 febbraio 2015
    What Europe Wants, and the Reasons Behind the Conflict

    English Version

    What Europe Wants, and the Reasons Behind the Conflict

    Every war has its assassinated Archduke or its kidnapped Helen that simplify the reasons it started. The Ukrainian battle has the Agreement of Association with the European Union. For many in both the East and in the West, this is the real reason for the conflict. And its upon this that conspiracy

  • 10 febbraio 2015
    That Line Between US and Germany

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    That Line Between US and Germany

    A pilot in Vietnam, shot down while flying over Hanoi and taken prisoner, Republican John McCain has a particular vision of history. A vision that starts with the Cold War and ends with a victory against the Soviet Union. By accusing German chancellor Angela Merkel, born and lived under the DDR, of

    Moscow and the Price of War

    English Version

    Moscow and the Price of War

    Wars have a price whether you win or lose. The way things stand today, only the super-rich and super-powerful can afford them—or the mercenaries who appear in the breakup of decaying nations. This image is a bit strong but it represents a reality that’s more accurate than the expression “failed

  • 21 gennaio 2015
    The War with Radical Islam

    Economia

    The War with Radical Islam

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls was not speaking metaphorically when he said that France is at war with radical Islam. There is, indeed, a full-fledged war

  • 07 gennaio 2015
    Do Economic Sanctions Work?

    Economia

    Do Economic Sanctions Work?

    CAMBRIDGE – With Western economic sanctions against Russia, Iran, and Cuba in the news, it is a good time to take stock of the debate on just how well such

  • 09 novembre 2014
    Cocktail di migrazioni felici

    Cultura

    Cocktail di migrazioni felici

    Uno studio sulla fine dell'Urss mostra come il trasferimento di molti matematici russi negli Usa provocò uno shock: la comunità si arricchì e al tempo stesso ne fu spiazzata - La diversità favorisce la produzione scientifica attraverso due canali: la crescente eterogeneità delle idee e la concorrenza

  • 04 settembre 2014
    The Credibility of the Alliance in Play

    English Version

    The Credibility of the Alliance in Play

    A decisive meeting for NATO will take place tomorrow in Wales, probably its most important meeting after the one in 2001 where a decision was taken to invoke

  • 02 settembre 2014
    Teaching Economic Dynamism

    Economia

    Teaching Economic Dynamism

    NEW YORK – Business leaders often argue that the widening education gap – the disparity between what young people learn and the skills that the job market

  • 14 agosto 2014
    The Coming CLASS War

    Economia

    The Coming CLASS War

    HONG KONG – The eighteenth-century German military strategist Carl von Clausewitz as the continuation of politics by different means, and, like the ancient

  • 28 luglio 2014
    Reassurance and Resolve in East Asia

    Economia

    Reassurance and Resolve in East Asia

    WASHINGTON, DC – As territorial frictions involving China and many of its neighbors persist in the East and South China Seas, the United States needs a clearer

  • 08 luglio 2014
    What Enabled Bretton Woods?

    Economia

    What Enabled Bretton Woods?

    PRINCETON – The proximity of the 70th anniversary of the , which established the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, to historical anniversaries

  • 11 giugno 2014
    Democracy in Europe

    Economia

    Democracy in Europe

    ROME – A real struggle over who will preside over the European Commission has begun. Though the center-right European People’s Party of 221 seats in the

  • 29 marzo 2014
    Ukraine and the Crisis of International Law

    Economia

    Ukraine and the Crisis of International Law

    NEW YORK – Russia's actions in Ukraine constitute a serious and dangerous violation of international law. In 1994, Ukraine agreed to give up the nuclear

  • 19 marzo 2014
    Vladimir’s New Cold War

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    Vladimir’s New Cold War

    In his 5,500 word “Long Telegram” of 1946, George Kennan predicted the dangers represented by Soviet ambitions, while urging the U.S. administration to avoid

  • 03 marzo 2014
    Putin’s Kampf

    Economia

    Putin’s Kampf

    BRUSSELS – Russia’s seizure of Crimea is the most naked example of peacetime aggression that Europe has witnessed since Nazi Germany invaded the Sudetenland in

  • 14 febbraio 2014
    YouSlander

    Economia

    YouSlander

    PRINCETON – The recent release on YouTube of an between US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and the American ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt