Are we surprised at Putin's actions with regard to the Crimea' We ought not to be. The moment Obama's famous "red line" was crossed by Syria's use of chemical weapons, Obama's lack of any follow-through was noted by Putin, who now...read more >>/font>
I suggest that an appropriate response to Russia's illegal and threatening actions in and around Ukraine would be to demand the extradition to the UK of Andrei Lugovoi, the Duma member suspected to have carried out the orders to kill Alexander...read more >>/font>
The co-pilot's last message was not worded with normal
formality as would always be the case. Maybe the reason for this was that he wanted to give a clue that something was amiss.
The Chinese authorities seemed to over-react by...read more >>/font>
President Putin is right-Crimea culturally is Russian.A referendum has delivered the most democratic decision of the population.He does'nt designs on the rest of Ukraine.
The West have got this totally wrong and got their knickers in...read more >>/font>
MJGibson seems to lament the lack of messages from German pupils in Flanders cemeteries. It is because they do nit go there. Ypres or the Somme are where the largest numbers of British and Empire troops died. The German equivalent is...read more >>/font>
Now that (Tsar ') Putin has established that it is Russia's policy to allow (and encourage) states within countries to have an independent vote to allow them to secede from that country, when will he implement this policy with...read more >>/font>
If an icecream cone in Canada is worth $1.00 and the cost of an icecream cone in Beijing is now 3 Yuan, then the exchange rate of the Yuan should be
$1.00 divided by 3 yuan = 33 cents U.S. according to Purchasing Power Parity,...read more >>/font>
re Ambrose Evans Pritchard's editorial in which he states Diana Choyleva of Lombard Street Research, says the Chinese Yuan is 15% to 20% undervalued.
Ms. Choyleva is incorrect. The Yuan's value is not supposed to be based on whether...read more >>/font>
As a Scottish-born research scientist living in Cambridge, I have been following the Scottish referendum debate with interest. In Cambridge University politics, there is a long-standing joke that the best way to see a proposal...read more >>/font>
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