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    Mixed Results for Emerging Europe in Legatum Prosperity Index
    Dec01

    Mixed Results for Emerging Europe in Legatum Prosperity Index

    World prosperity increased in 2017 and now sits at its highest level in the last decade, being 2.6 per cent higher than in 2007, according to the 11th edition of the Legatum Prosperity Index. However, the gap between the highest and lowest scores has increased and the spread between nations is growing. Each country has been measured on nine...

    Mixed Results for Emerging Europe in Legatum Prosperity Index
    Dec01

    Mixed Results for Emerging Europe in Legatum Prosperity Index

    World prosperity increased in 2017 and now sits at its highest level in the last decade, being 2.6 per cent higher than in 2007, according to the 11th edition of the Legatum Prosperity Index. However, the gap between the highest and lowest scores has increased and the spread between nations is growing. Each country has been measured on nine...

    Isolationism is Not an Option
    Dec01

    Isolationism is Not an Option

    Editor’s Note: This blog is part of an ongoing series of contributions from participants in The German Marshall Fund’s flagship leadership development program, The Marshall Memorial Fellowship (MMF). I received a typical American education. In high school, I was taught that the United States’ love of isolationism was a root...

    November 28th, 2017
    Dec01

    November 28th, 2017

    CHINA Beijing Hinders Free Speech in America Wang Dan, NYT I spent nearly seven years in a Chinese prison for being a leader of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests. I was freed in 1998, and the Chinese government let me leave the country. I chose to go to the United States, where I could freely speak my mind without fear of being thrown in prison....

    Belarus Refinery Boss Upbeat Despite Challenges
    Nov30

    Belarus Refinery Boss Upbeat Despite Challenges

    The most important oil refinery in Belarus, Naftan, is currently struggling with increasing oil prices and decreasing wages, while the whole country has been affected by the economic crisis, and protests against an unpopular new tax are on the increase. “In 2017, as compared to 2016, we saw a general improvement of the spread between world price...

    Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017
    Nov30

    Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017

    ​ Tomorrow: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will speak at the launch of KI’s report on beneficial ownership, United States of Anonymity by Casey Michel. Read the report and join us at the Dirksen Senate Office Building from 9:30 a.m. The Russian billionaire next door: Putin ally Oleg Deripaska used a Delaware shell company to purchase a mansion...

    The British and Pakistani Armies: Sharing Both a Personal and Institutional Future
    Nov30

    The British and Pakistani Armies: Sharing Both a Personal and Institutional Future

    The long relationship between the British and Pakistani armies is transforming, from one based mostly on pomp, ceremony and personal friendships, to one based on shared strategic interests.Download the article (PDF)The Pakistan Army can sometimes be more British than the British Army, at least when it comes to pomp and ceremony. Its cavalry...

    Beyond Zapad 2017: Russia’s Destabilizing Approach to Military Exercises
    Nov30

    Beyond Zapad 2017: Russia’s Destabilizing Approach to Military Exercises

    The world can be relieved that Russia did not use this fall’s Zapad 2017 military exercise as a pretext for aggression or to permanently base troops in Belarus, as many analysts feared before the event. Much has been written about the exercise, most of it focusing on competing claims regarding its size and purpose. What has received less...

    CERN quantum computing experiments and Ukrainian scientific co-authoring project to boost R&D effectiveness
    Nov30

    CERN quantum computing experiments and Ukrainian scientific co-authoring project to boost R&D effectiveness

    Last week a delegation of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) visited Kyiv. The former CERN Director Rolf-Dieter Heuer, the one who announced the winning discovery of the Higgs boson (the authors received a Nobel prize later), opened the CERN in Images exhibition in Ukraine. UkraineIS has obtained the high-resolution copies of...

    Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017
    Nov30

    Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017

    ​ Tomorrow: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will speak at the launch of KI’s report on beneficial ownership, United States of Anonymity by Casey Michel. Read the report and join us at the Dirksen Senate Office Building from 9:30 a.m. The Russian billionaire next door: Putin ally Oleg Deripaska used a Delaware shell company to purchase a mansion...

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