Ukrainian refugees now live in Europe under a special status called temporary protection, modelled after a similar status created by the US at the end of the Cold War. While this status offers them privileged benefits, it also exacerbates the difficulties Europe faces, which we illustrate with a deep dive into the German situation. This dilemma was illustrated by the European Commission’s recent meeting in Kiev, which tied the fate of Europe to that of Ukraine, promising more life support but refusing to give a timetable for Ukrainian EU membership. The dynamic shows that the EU’s undemocratic pyramid structure is unsustainable and is becoming more and more of an empty shell.
While the West is gradually withdrawing its assets from China in anticipation of worsening tensions between the West and the Middle Kingdom, and is becoming aware that its reindustrialisation is [...]
We are inaugurating with Marie Poisson this new section "Reader’s view on the Future". Marie’s life is an atypical journey, as she lives on her boat in Thailand. She used [...]
We anticipate that Narendra Modi’s Make in India strategy, fueled by the Anglo-Saxon anti-China strategy, will attract a good number of companies that will remain there - in all senses [...]
We continue our focus on India with this brief on the 2024 elections. The 543 Members of Parliament representing the 28 states + the 8 Indian territories will be elected. [...]
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