Trump: An American Horror Story
Get to grips with President Trump; Project Syndicate has published more than 100 articles exploring the implications of his presidency for politics, the economy, and world peace and security. They are all here.
Ana Palacio thinks the new US president's inauguration marked the end of a geopolitical epoch that began in 1914.Jim Bourg/Getty Images
predict that state-led reforms will not be enough to alleviate public discontent in the region.Anadolu Agency
When the Arab Spring erupted in December 2010, advocates for change in the Arab world had reason to be hopeful. But, as we saw in 2016, authoritarianism has returned, and whether that trend can be reversed in 2017 will depend on how well regional and international leaders have absorbed lessons from the recent past.READ MORE
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Philippe Legrain foresees profound economic disruption in the UK stemming from Theresa May's EU exit plan.WPA Pool/Pool
reviews the Kingdom's plans to ween itself off of oil, and finds it lacking on the political front.Anadolu Agency
In 2017, Saudi Arabia will continue to pursue two key goals: to reduce its economy's dependence on oil revenues and government spending; and to position the Kingdom as a regional hegemon that can meet any threat. The country's transformation will be difficult, but it is necessary, not least for regional stability.READ MORE
Robert J. Shiller attributes market giddiness since November to a combination of two fanciful factors.
Mark Malloch Brown sketches the measures that the incoming US president's most vulnerable voters need.
Shashi Tharoor reflects on the broader issues raised by the Indian foreign minister's recent spat with Amazon.
Carl Bildt concludes that the country's expansionism has historically thrived on Western division.
Sundeep Waslekar proposes ways to transform a source of conflict into a facilitator of cooperation.
Jim O'Neill argues that trade is not zero-sum – and that we need more of it if we are to eradicate poverty.
Kenneth Rogoff debunks the myth that Republican US administrations are invariably committed to fiscal prudence.
Nina L. Khrushcheva points out the duplicity in US allegations of Kremlin meddling in America's presidential election.
Jeffrey Frankel thinks that the outgoing US president has not received nearly enough credit for his achievements.
Winnie Byanyima shares startling new findings about global inequality, and proposes steps to address it.
Spencer Nam says smart machines will play a bigger role, but doctors will still call the shots – for now.
Luciano Floridi considers the implications of technologies that are better adapted to our world than we are.
Susan Leigh Anderson emphasizes ethicists' integral role in developing robots that we can trust to act independently.
Norbert Winkeljohann argues that the time to start is immediately after newcomers arrive in the host country.
Peter Singer asks whether the time has come to resurrect the offense of criminal libel.
Gordon Brown emphasizes the opportunities for social enterprise to reinvent classrooms and curricula regionwide.