A summary of select international news: A deep crisis of the political economy in the West, a false plan for US recovery, a grand meeting of the "transatlantic family" in Germany, contest over Western leadership.
News in brief N°2
13 February 2018
A summary of select international news: An interpretation of stock market crashes, the burden of household debt, massive hikes in military spending, war planes shot down, conflict between powerful countries.
"Whenever a great power rises, there is a corresponding globalization movement. This means that globalization is not a phenomenon that has continued from the past all the way to the present; rather it belongs to a great power." -- Qiao Liang, major-general and strategist in the Chinese army.
News in brief N°1
6 February 2018
A summary of select international news: Poverty and loneliness in the UK, who holds wealth in Europe, on US decline, war in Syria, war in Afghanistan.