Archives de cet auteur: Geta Grama-Moldovan

Euro-Zone Reform Proposals Don’t Go Far Enough

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Large bank failures in recent years have led to reforms that strengthen crisis prevention and give regulators and banks the tools for dealing with crises that do occur. Similar policy measures can be helpful in dealing with sovereign crises —

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The U.S. Just Had a Very Good Week at the UN

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After the UN General Assembly voted this week to condemn U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the conventional wisdom is that the Trump administration has only isolated itself at the United Nations. And it’s easy to see the logic.

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The secret backstory of how Obama let Hezbollah off the hook

epa06383371 Supporters of Hezbollah carry national, Palestinian and Hezbollah flags during a protest against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, 11 December 2017. US president Donald J. Trump on 06 December announced he is recognizing Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and will relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.  EPA-EFE/WAEL HAMZEH

How Hezbollah turned to trafficking cocaine and laundering money through used cars to finance its expansion. In its determination to secure a nuclear deal with Iran, the Obama administration derailed an ambitious law enforcement campaign targeting drug trafficking by the

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Bitcoin, crypto-currencies, state power strategies

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This report was initially published in the GEAB 111 / January 2017 Crypto-currencies, of which Bitcoin is the most popular, are “virtual” currencies devoid of any physical reality, possessing an electronic form and functioning by using cryptographic methods. They are

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Catalan Separatist Win Leaves Rajoy Counting Crackdown Cost

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Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is meeting with allies this morning to plot his next move after a drubbing in Thursday’s Catalan election that saw separatists reclaim control of the regional assembly. Rajoy headed to a 9:30 a.m. cabinet meeting in Madrid

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