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Vo Van Kiet and Political Reconciliation

Vo Van Kiet and Political Reconciliation

Zlatko Lagumdzija, former Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina Harvard University Loeb House, November 23, 2022   It was really an honor and privilege to be part of this gathering and I think it's a great plan that we spoke about yesterday about the future....

Singapore to block public servants from using the Web

  Reuters reports that Singapore plans to cut off  access to the Web for public servants as a defense against potential cyber attack – "a move closely watched by critics who say it marks a retreat for a technologically advanced city-state that has trademarked the...

Turkey attacks both ISIS and Kurds in Syria

  After Turkey virtually gave ISIS a pass for many months, the Turkish military and allied forces are seriously attacking both U.S.-backed Kurdish militia and Islamic State group positions across the border in Syria. The Turkish government has fought the Kurds...

China’s hidden unemployment rate

  China's real jobless rate may be considerably higher than the official 5 percent. Bai Peiwei, an economics professor at Xiamen University, estimates, in the words of Bloomberg News, that the rate "may be 10 percent in industries with excess capacity, such as...

Eurozone’s Big Three to meet on post-Brexit planning

The leaders of Germany, France and Italy -- the Eurozone's three largest countries -- are meeting on a small southern Italian island for talks on how the European Union should proceed  following Britain’s  vote to leave. Italy’s prime minister, Matteo Renzi, German...

Many young Europeans leave future behind

  An increasing number of young people in Europe are neither working, nor in school nor being trained. This bodes ill for the socio-economic future of the Continent. Bloomberg reports that "The problem isn't only that they are currently without a job. They 'face...

Obama prepares for last Asia trip as president

  President  Obama next month will make what is expected to be his final trip to Asia. There he will  meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping and other world leaders. During his time in the White House,  Mr. Obama has sought to "rebalance" America's defense and...