Asia News

Tokyo’s record defense spending in 2016

December 26, 2015 Laurentiu Nedianu 1

The proposed fiscal 2016 Japanese budget’s spending on items related to defense and foreign affairs reflects Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s views on the exercise of “proactive pacifism.” Defense spending is to surpass 5 trillion […]

Afrika analisys

Biggest 2016 risk may be OIL

December 24, 2015 Laurentiu Nedianu 1

The biggest financial risk in 2016 may be OIL. Financial markets have been going on with the consequences of the energy deflation since mid-2014 and the fallout has been persistent. More than a trillion dollars […]

France
Analysis

FRANCE: LOSING THE STATUS OF REGIONAL POWER (I)

December 11, 2015 admin 1

The November 13 Daesh attacks in Paris, followed shortly by the hostage-taking by al-Mourabitune at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako, the capital of Mali, an African country supposedly defended by France, brought into the […]

France
Analysis

FRANCE: LOSING THE STATUS OF REGIONAL POWER (II)

December 11, 2015 admin 0

Social roots for radical Islamism France has accommodated its almost 5 million Muslims badly. The result has been tension, violence, and radicalization, both among the French right, and among Muslim activists. Today, France experiences that […]