Wednesday Night #1380
August 13, 2008, No Comments

Wednesday Night’s West Wing holds its fifth session August 13th. Alexandra and James have set up a beautiful new w ...

Arctic Map shows dispute hotspots
August 6, 2008, No Comments

Enlarged map and notes See also Arctic and Antarctic (BBC) British scientists say they have drawn up the first detailed ...

Moscow to seize grain export controls
July 31, 2008, No Comments

July 31, 2008 (FT) Russia plans to form a state grain trading company to control up to half of the country’s cereal ex ...

Wednesday Night #1364
April 23, 2008, No Comments

Before doing our usual tour d’horizon of news and events around the globe, we would like to call to your attention ...

The Arctic Oil Rush: Alex Shoumatoff
April 19, 2008, No Comments

No one should miss Alex Shoumatoff‘s piece on the Arctic Oil Rush In addition to a wealth of information about the ...

Wednesday Night #1363
April 16, 2008, 1 Comment

First, we would draw your attention to last Wednesday’s discussion of China, Tibet & the Olympics – a nu ...

Predatory states & democratic recession
March 24, 2008, No Comments

The Democratic Rollback Larry Diamond, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution Foreign Affairs, March/April 2008 Summary ...

US firm claims Arctic oil resources
March 21, 2008, No Comments

U.S. firm lays claim to ‘potentially vast’ Arctic oil resources Randy Boswell, The Ottawa Citizen Friday, Ma ...

Georgia and the Balance of Power
March 9, 2008, No Comments

  Georgia, a Nation Stalled On the Road to Democracy (WaPost) Nearly four years after President George W. Bush hailed t ...

Russia & Medvedev
March 4, 2008, No Comments

4 March (Stratfor) Geopolitical Diary: Medvedev’s Grand Entrance Dmitri Medvedev started out with a bang on his fi ...