Discovering Kazakhstan 2017
The 9th biggest country in the world with the size of Western Europe seems destined for a bright economic future.
Europe's Hero Nation
The 6th December 2017 – Finland’s celebration of 100 years of independence.
Brexit? – It’s the Culture, stupid
Nations have joined the European Union with disparate motives. It was basically a Franco-German construct.
Brexit for breakfast?
As one approaches the deadline for the Brexit referendum, one becomes daily more convinced that this ancient kingdom is making a decision of the greatest magnitude with pathetically little knowledge of the consequences.
The Scottish Referendum – a View from the North of England
The divisions in British society are not merely dual, but clearly multiple. “Who are the Scots?” “Who are the English?”
The Quiet Colossus
The Arctic Ocean is the new frontier for developing the world's natural resources. How its surrounding lands approach this venture may have a significant impact on two of the major stakeholders.
A new Tiger?
A few weeks ago, I was able to spend some time in this remote and mysterious land, the last major country in Asia that I have got to know.
Western leaders will have to improve
The Europeans have to deal with 28 different national aspirations. How the West will meet and ultimately accommodate the BRICS challenge.