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What will become of Syria in the medium term? After four years of civil war, it is certainly not possible just to wind the clock back and let President Bashar al-Assad govern as if nothing had happened. But it is equally impossible to imagine a ‘democratic’ and united Syria, because the fracture lines run too deep. It tak...
While many Asian countries are moving forward economically and outperforming those in the West, their social and political make-up appears to be moving backwards. Few women make it to the top in business and politics in Asian countries, and an increasing number of familiar names from family dynasties are being elected.
Dr. Stefan Lippert