China’s behaviour often appears contradictory to Western eyes: to discover the truth we need to understand why China’s dialectic tradition confuses us so.
President-elect Donald Trump has promised to investigate and restrict working visas to the US, especially the H1-B visas often used by Silicon Valley.
Last month, Bulgaria and Moldova elected pro-Russian presidential candidates. What do these victories signify: a reversal of ideological loyalties away from NATO and the EU and towards Russia, a public outcry against the corruption of the pro-Western governing elites, or a new era of ‘pivot states,’ which try to balance out their allegiances? A guest post by Dr. Gergana Dimova.
Attention is turning to Italy constitutional referendum, where Renzi has said he will resign if he loses the vote. Many fear that the prevailing anti-establishment mood will defeat the government.