Turkey’s geopolitics and economics concerns are key reasons for the country moving closer to Russia and Iran
The trigger of the current crisis was ostensibly a recent speech by Qatar’s emir, but geopolitics sheds more light.
With a lavish welcome, Saudis convince Trump that Iran – not their own fundamentalism – is a bigger danger for the Middle East
An adversary of EU expansion, Vladimir Putin is pleased to see Turkey’s chance of acquiring full EU membership rapidly diminish.
By taking centre stage at the Astana conference with Turkey as its ally and asserting itself in the Syrian civil war by organising a ceasefire, Russia has re-established itself as a global power of consequence.
To defuse rising social tensions caused by obscene inequality, the government periodically intervenes to redistribute wealth equitably by passing laws to benefit the large indigent majority.
As growth slowed in China, Chinese steel exports surged, and Tata’s steel plants in the UK were unable to compete. Belatedly, India’s corporate sector has come to learn that the wizardry of financial globalisation cannot be duplicated in the real world of making or extracting material goods.
The lavish overseas receptions for Modi are aimed at tapping the enthusiasm of Indian diaspora in order to create database the BJP can use in 2019