international affairs

international affairs



China’s fragile political evolution
Rodger Baker and John Minnich | 26 March 2015
tags: China, Xi Jinping
An anti-corruption campaign signals a struggle between competing models of the future.


Lee Kuan Yew, pragmatist
Michael Cook | 25 March 2015
tags: Lee Kwan Yew, pragmatism, Singapore
Singaporeans have paid a high price for economic success.


There’s one obvious remedy for China’s market in stolen babies
Jackie Sheehan | 16 March 2015
tags: China, human trafficking, one-child policy
The government should abandon its one-child policy. Completely.


The paradox of America’s electoral reform
George Friedman | 11 March 2015
tags: 2016 elections, electoral reform, primary elections, USA
The ferment of constant change, reform and renewal is both a virtue and vice of the US system.


That speech
George Friedman | 04 March 2015
tags: Barack Obama, Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel
The real issue is the reconfiguration of a region the United States cannot subdue and cannot leave.


The intersection of three crises
Reva Bhalla | 26 February 2015
tags: geopolitics, Greece, Stratfor, Ukraine
Greece, Ukraine and Iran bring the United States back to Eurasia.


Despite ceasefire, Ukraine could be going the way of Yugoslavia
Erika Harris | 18 February 2015
tags: ethnic wars, Europe, Ukraine
The worst case scenario is a descent into a vicious ethnic war.


The new drivers of Europe’s geopolitics
George Friedman | 29 January 2015
tags: Europe, Stratfor
The question about Europe now is not whether it can retain its current form, but how radically that form will change.


Is European unity built on sand?
George Friedman | 21 January 2015
tags: European Union
The EU promised perpetual peace and perpetual prosperity but failed to deliver. What comes next?


Europe rediscovers nationalism
Stratfor | 16 January 2015
tags: European Union, immigration, nationalism
A growing number of Europeans believe that people from other cultures are threatening their national identities and livelihoods.


Forecasting is tough, especially about the future
Alistair Nicholas | 13 January 2015
tags: futurists, Stratfor
George Friedman makes some surprising predictions in his look at the next 100 years.


Provocation is no defence for the Jihadi murderers
Zac Alstin | 09 January 2015
tags: Charlie Hebdo, free speech, Jihadists
Don't think they will stop at stupid and vicious left-wing satirists.


Money to burn - and also to give?
Carolyn Moynihan | 08 January 2015
tags: charitable aid, Ebola epidemic, refugees
That a billion people enjoyed New Year's Eve fireworks is not much comfort for tens of millions of refugees.


The top 5 events of 2014
George Friedman | 31 December 2014
tags: 2014, Stratfor
It was another year in a long tale of human triumph and misery, worse than some, better than others.


Papal peacemakers
Andrew Liaugminas and Sheila Liaugminas | 18 December 2014
tags: diplomacy, Pope Francis, Pope John Paul II
Pope Francis' role in the US-Cuba relations breakthrough has a notable precedent.


Inside the Russian bear
George Friedman | 17 December 2014
tags: foreign affairs, foreign policy, Russia, Ukraine, United States
The strength of the Russian people is that they can endure suffering that would break other nations.


Taking the strategic intelligence model to Moscow
George Friedman | 03 December 2014
tags: international affairs, strategic intelligence, Stratfor
Strategic forecasting and analysis depends on things hidden in clear sight.


What ails Europe?
Margriet Krijtenburg | 01 December 2014
tags: Christianity, European identity, European Union, Pope Francis
Pope Francis says that it is weariness, ageing and loneliness.


Civic trust and my friend José
Ryan Shinkel | 28 November 2014
tags: civic trust, corruption, Mexico
The disappearance of 43 Mexican students reminds us that civic trust is a legacy we cannot take for granted.


The Islamic State reshapes the Middle East
George Friedman | 26 November 2014
tags: Islamic State, Middle East, terrorism, Turkey
Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia and the US have all been deeply affected by the success of the terrorists.


25 years on, a united Germany mixes success and struggle
Daniel Hough | 12 November 2014
tags: Berlin Wall, Germany
Contemporary Germany is legally united but psychologically still divided.


Denial kills you twice: Canada’s response to terrorism
Harley J. Sims | 03 November 2014
tags: Canada, Islamist attacks, security
Some people cannot and will not accept that Canada has been attacked by Islamic terrorists.


Page 1 of 10 :  1 2 3 >  Last ›

Follow MercatorNet
Facebook
Twitter
subscribe to newsletter
Sections and Blogs
Harambee
PopCorn
Conjugality
Careful!
Family Edge
Sheila Reports
Reading Matters
Demography Is Destiny
Bioedge
Conniptions (the editorial)
Connecting
Information
contact us
our ideals
our People
our contributors
Mercator who?
partner sites
audited accounts
donate
advice for writers
New Media Foundation
Suite 12A, Level 2
5 George Street
North Strathfield NSW 2137
Australia

editor@mercatornet.com
+61 2 8005 8605
skype: mercatornet

© New Media Foundation 2015 | powered by Encyclomedia | designed by Elleston