Middle East & Arab World – Saudi Arabia 2017
November 22, 2017, No Comments

Middle East & Arab World – Saudi Arabia 2015-17 Mohammed bin Salman’s Shakeup Is More Than a Power Play High ...

E is for espionage /2
November 22, 2017, 1 Comment

WikiLeaks While deep state has different meanings to different people, AlterNet’s Jefferson Morley offers a good desc ...

Zimbabwe II
November 21, 2017, 3 Comments

Robert Mugabe, who bragged he would rule until death (and perhaps beyond), has resigned Now to fixing the country (The E ...

Corruption
November 17, 2017, 2 Comments

Transparency International The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Corruption in all its facets thrive ...

Middle East & Arab World 2017
November 14, 2017, No Comments

Brookings Middle East and North Africa Carnegie Council: Perspectives from Inside a Tumultuous Middle East: Syria-Iraq-I ...

China Seas /2
November 14, 2017, No Comments

China Seas Reading the Manila tea leaves PM Modi’s meeting with EAS leaders will provide indicators of how the quad wi ...

Quebec 2016-17
November 12, 2017, 2 Comments

Quebec post 2014 elections Konrad Yakabuski: In Quebec, will the political relics survive? (Globe & Mail) This looks ...

U.S. post 2016 elections: Shock – not awe – & resistance
November 8, 2017, 1 Comment

See also Trump Transition The Democrats/progressives after the 2016 Election The Resistance Report Landmarks and City Ha ...

Spain & Catalonia 2017
November 8, 2017, 1 Comment

7-8 November Catalan leader’s farmhouse pact to make last stand in Brussels (Reuters) – Twenty-four hours af ...

China: government and governance 2016-17
October 25, 2017, No Comments

The Diplomat Magazine More on China 27 October Kevin Rudd: When China Leads (Project Syndicate) For the last 40 years, C ...