Dr Paola Subacchi
China’s Dollar Trap
Caught between competing priorities and the strength of the US currency, the renminbi will have limited chances to further develop into a full-fledged global currency.
Michael Gove on the Trouble With Experts
The former cabinet minister and Brexit campaigner explains why he always looks for the dissenting voice.
Wilbur Ross Is in the Driver’s Seat on US Trade Policy – For Now
But is a fallout between Donald Trump and the new commerce secretary inevitable?
Wood Is Not a Carbon-Neutral Energy Source
Treating it as such – and supporting it with subsidies, as the UK and many other EU member states do – is a flawed path to climate action.
North Africa’s Islamist Parties Provide Important Lessons in Secularization
In Morocco and Tunisia, political inclusion has led to not just moderation, but an increasing acceptance of the separation between religion and politics.
Syrian Rebels Are Pushing Back Against Their Patrons
The increased strategic differences between Syrian rebels and regional powers are pushing them apart.
McMaster Appointment Could Bolster US Line on Russia
Whatever his personal relationships in Russia, Donald Trump has now filled key US national security positions with individuals who understand the dangers of rapprochement on Moscow’s terms.
Interview with Rob Davies, South African Trade Minister
The head of South Africa's Department for Trade and Industry speaks about his country's post-Brexit trading relationship with the UK and how it is responding to global economic changes.
Handling Russia Should Not Be So Difficult for the West
Western countries are still struggling to develop a long-term strategy to address the increasing problems that Russia poses for their security.
Søren Kirk Jensen
Angola Prepares for Life After Dos Santos
Angola is following a pattern of gradual democratization but those hoping for rapid and or even radical political change will be disappointed.