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Why Trump, Brexit And Populism Could Be An Opportunity

Many of the business and political leaders gathering in Davos this week will be focused on how to protect the global economic order - and their interests - after a year of major political and social upheavals. That is the last thing they should be doing. Show More Summary

A Shared Vision Of A Shared Society

It was a pleasant surprise for the Members of the Club de Madrid on Sunday to hear that Prime Minister Theresa May had adopted the term Shared Society for her vision of the future of the UK. For exactly ten years ago, that expression...Show More Summary

Japan Focuses on Understanding Trump

[A TV program analyzing the personality of US President-elect Donald Trump through his signature hairstyle was aired on Fuji TV on Monday. The image shows a Japanese reporter with Trump's hairstyle./ Screenshot from Fuji TV] By Um Soo-ah,...Show More Summary

The Morphology Of Disappearances In Pakistan

Over the past few days, five persons have gone missing in Pakistan. Nothing should be considered unusual about these particular disappearances since people go missing for various reasons across the country; ranging from separatists in...Show More Summary

A Light In Times Of Darkness

A week before Christmas, I, along with other dedicated volunteers from ADFA (A Demand For Action) NGO, a group of which I am a founder, went to Lebanon again to help our sister organization, Syriac League, with its Christmas events.Show More Summary

CNN and our rose tinted shades

#CNNGetItRight was trending recently after the just ended elections in Ghana. Africans and I guess the world, suddenly seemed to have the rotten egg of truth splattered across its face. The outcry against wrong, lazy, inaccurate (whatever you call it) journalism suddenly seemed too glaring for the eye to defocus. Show More Summary

The Intelligence Community Does Need a Shake-Up

Originating from the dispute over whether the Russians hacked the U.S. election and tried to influence it, rumblings have come from the Trump transition team about reorganizing the intelligence community or parts thereof. That's not a bad idea at all. Prior to 9/11, the U.S. Show More Summary

We Need a Robust Transatlantic Alliance

Europe and the US face three main challenges together As the new Congress convened and Donald Trump is about to become the new President of the United States, it is important that the US and Europe focus on the challenges facing us. During...Show More Summary

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In This World Of Wars If Only We All Could Stop And Smell The Roses... Why So Much Hatred ? Respect And Understanding Is All That One Needs... To Take A Moment Walk In The Shoes Of Others To Feel What They Feel... Life Is Truly Short Here...Show More Summary

Come With Me On An Adventure With The Kurds Fighting ISIS

At 1pm and 6pm on January 18, at Lincoln Center, the New York Jewish Film Festival will premiere my critically acclaimed film, Peshmerga, in the United States as its centerpiece presentation. For me, this will surely be a very emotional and momentous occasion. Show More Summary

Leave National Referendums in 2016

By Omeed Alerasool Of all the policy lessons to take away from 2016, here is a simple one: referendums should not be deciding major changes and reforms in established democracies. A number of world leaders called for national referendums in the past year. Show More Summary

American Jewish Congress' Critical Statement of the Paris Summit on January 15th and UN Security Council Meeting on January 17th

The American Jewish Congress stands opposed to the Paris Peace Conference led by France on January 15th and the possibility of any further untoward one-sided and anti-Israel resolutions at the UN Security Council meeting set two days later on January 17th. Show More Summary

Xi Jinping In Switzerland: Internationalism, Multilateralism And Multipolarity.

For his first trip abroad in 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping has chosen Switzerland and with a special attention given to the symbols and substance of his visit, he will send three key messages to a world facing serious economic and...Show More Summary

A Shifting Global Economic Landscape: Update to the World Economic Outlook

Today we released our update to the World Economic Outlook. An accumulation of recent data suggests that the global economic landscape started to shift in the second half of 2016. Developments since last summer indicate somewhat greater growth momentum coming into the new year in a number of important economies. Show More Summary

Sudan Sanctions: Obama, You've Been Played, Advantage Bashir

Dear President Obama, Last week, I and twenty-five Sudanese and activists from around the world asked you not to lift sanctions on Sudan. On Friday, you announced that you were lifting some sanctions for a six-month trial period. Friday...Show More Summary

Insights on Sri Lanka's Transitional Justice Process

Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu is the Executive Director of the Centre for Policy Alternatives, a think tank based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He recently served as the Secretary of the Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms (CTF). This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity. CTF's big report is finally out. Show More Summary

Millennials Are Worried About Life After Retirement

By AsiaToday reporter Kim Eun-young - Millennials are increasingly preparing for life after retirement. According to a report by Wealthmanagement.com last month, Millennials started saving at a median age of 22. That compares to 35 for Baby Boomers. Show More Summary

Five Reasons the Paris Conference Failed

As we said repeatedly in the build-up to Sunday's gathering in Paris of representatives of 70 countries to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian issue, AJC has long supported the search for an enduring peace agreement between Israel and the...Show More Summary

A New Joint Message from the Kremlin and the Trump Administration

Amid a calculated and proactive realignment by Russia and China ahead of the inauguration of Donald Trump, Europe appears tense and scattered. The Gulf states seem to be waiting in limbo, without a preemptive strategy. Iran appears vigilant,...Show More Summary

Greece Tipped Over ...

Greece Tipped Over... I spoke about "The Greek Tipping Point" in November 2015. At that point Greece was on the brink. As of today, Greece is over the brink. I am not sure the exact moment Greece tipped over; I think it was shortly after...Show More Summary

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