Rethinking Italian National Interest and Strategy in a Changing World

The world is rapidly changing. For some years now, even more rapidly. Systemic crises (and the following great depressions) have historically caused an acceleration of the already existing dynamics of the rise and fall of powers: the 1873 crisis facilitated the rise of the USA and Germany relative to Great Britain that of 1929 helped the German recovery and the USSR to cross its industrial gap. </p>

// Aug. 23, 2012 - 17:45 GMT


Africa in the Multipolar World

The recent global developments increasingly often turn the attention of global audiences towards Africa.

// Jul. 03, 2012 - 18:36 GMT


Syrian Crisis Escalating

Syria's crisis remains the focal point of the world politics as a new escala-tion in and around the country broke out last week.

// Jul. 02, 2012 - 17:23 GMT


China's Growing Economic Importance to Central Asia

The June summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) highlighted China's swelling economic presence in Central Asia. Chinese premier Hu Jintao unveiled an ambitious agenda for the region, with $10b in loans to be infused into the corresponding projects.

// Jun. 29, 2012 - 13:56 GMT


Default by Greece and the US

In mid June Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, said a default by Greece is almost certain and could help drive the US economy into recession. </p>

// Jun. 24, 2011 - 14:02 GMT


Foreign Relations of India: BRICS and India, BRICS in Africa

Since the 1990s, Indias foreign policy has gone through a metamorphosis in tune with the changing global scenario. </p>

// Jun. 01, 2011 - 15:03 GMT


Already ratified, START is still a matter of dispute to Russia and U.S.

Washington is interested in starting broad discussions with Moscow on further reduction of strategic nuclear arsenals.

// Apr. 29, 2011 - 13:51 GMT


''Days of anger'': new era of revolutions

This year started with a wave of social uprising in Maghrib, which later spread to the most part of the Arab North Africa and the Middle East.

// Apr. 01, 2011 - 15:11 GMT


A bullet from 1945...

Japan is the only place on our planet where the problem of northern territories exists. Neither the UN, nor any other country agrees that Tokyo's territorial claims to the islands are grounded. </p>

// Feb. 11, 2011 - 15:56 GMT


Who chooses the new arms race?

The last days of 2010 were marked by hot disputes in the US Senate on the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty agreement (START) signed between Russia and the US.

// Dec. 24, 2010 - 16:18 GMT