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The US Military After 4 Years of a Trump Presidency

2020 Nov 25

How has Trump done in the last four years? The fact is that it is a mixed bag. Trump is drawing down US forces in the Middle East despite serious opposition in the US military bureaucracy...

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The intriguing maps that reveal alternate histories

2020 Nov 19

What if major elections, wars and events had turned out differently? Samuel Arbesman explores the detail and delights of maps that plot alternative worlds to our own.

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The truth about British stoicism

2020 Nov 09

Brits, according to many outsiders, are reserved, repressed, resilient, unemotional and self-controlled. But how did the stiff upper lip become so closely associated with Britain?

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The US needs Europe to end the 'forever wars' in the Middle East

2020 Nov 09

The election and other factors provide an opportunity to design a humbler but smarter transatlantic approach to the Middle East.

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Antitrust Alone Won’t Fix the Innovation Problem

2020 Nov 03

For all the attention on antitrust enforcement against the biggest US technology companies, the more important issue for the economy concerns the direction of technological change.

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The grim fate that could be ‘worse than extinction’

2020 Oct 25

What would it take for a global totalitarian government to rise to power indefinitely? This nightmare scenario may be closer than first appears.

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Divided We Stand

2020 Oct 25

With America heading for one of the most fraught and potentially disastrous presidential elections in its history, it is difficult to see how such a deeply polarized ...

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Listen to the Science

2020 Oct 22

There are also deepening social and economic crises. The pandemic has battered national economies, exacerbated many forms of inequality, and sown distrust and social unrest around the world...

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Five lessons for successfully investing in people

2020 Oct 21

Access to health services in Morocco has been significantly enhanced as a result of the expansion of health insurance coverage and the establishment of a system for providing subsidized care...

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The Rise of Chinese AI in the Gulf: A Renewal of China’s ‘Serbia Model’

2020 Oct 20

Already a global leader in 5G infrastructure, China is investing heavily in a broader range of advanced technologies and seeking to introduce them globally as a means of achieving even...

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The uncertain future of capitalism after coronavirus

2020 Oct 19

The pandemic made a global economic slowdown much worse. Maybe its time to rethink a system based on endless growth.

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Why arrogance is dangerously contagious

2020 Oct 18

Overconfidence can delude us into dangerous thought or actions – and that same arrogance can also spread to others like wildfire, too.

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