Tuesday, December 6, 2016
  1. China’s Civilizational Diplomacy

    Zaynab El Bernoussi

    China’s Civilizational Diplomacy

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     says the People's Republic is using its shared colonial history with the global South strategically.

    Plans for new Egyptian Capital displayed at Red Sea Resort Khaled Desouki/Getty Images

    China’s leadership on the world stage differs notably from the West’s, because it relies on addressing prospective partners on a more equal footing. In particular, China's emphasis on highlighting historical and cultural similarities helps to explain how it has expanded its sphere of influence so widely in recent years. READ MORE

  2. The Win-Win Fantasy of Liberal Democracy

    Kemal Derviş

    The Win-Win Fantasy of Liberal Democracy

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     argues that the failure to predict Brexit and Donald Trump was not just a matter of miscommunication.

    WEF in Davos Fabrice Coffrini/Getty Images

    Few analysts expected Britons to vote to leave the EU, or that Americans would choose Donald Trump as their next president, yet it did not take long for a consensus explanation of those miscalculations to emerge. When it comes to such complex and consequential developments, however, we should beware of facile reasoning. READ MORE

  3. Der Dezembertag der Abrechnung in Europa

    Philipp Ther
  4. Kann Fillon Le Pen schlagen?

    Hugo Drochon
  5. Das letzte Bollwerk gegen den Populismus

    Dominique Moisi
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