14 January 2020
Assessing America’s Place in the World

Assessing America’s Place in the World


The threat of a full-scale war between the United States (US) and Iran appears to have dwindled, at least for now. Without a doubt, the world must hav...
07 January 2020
US-Iran Crisis in Perspective

US-Iran Crisis in Perspective


I was hoping to start off 2020 on a positive note. However, the new year has started in chaotic fashion with the threat of conflict looming over the w...
23 December 2019
The 2010’s in Perspective

The 2010’s in Perspective


The 2010’s begun amidst chaos in many parts of the world and generally ended the way it started. One of the most chaotic episodes of this decade was...
17 December 2019
How Far Left Is Too Far Left?

How Far Left Is Too Far Left?


In my last article, I made the point that the general election in the United Kingdom (UK) on December 12, 2019 was fundamentally about Brexit. In esse...
10 December 2019
The UK’s defining moment

The UK’s defining moment


On December 12, 2019, voters in the United Kingdom (UK) will go to the polls for the third time in five years. However, of the two previous elections ...
03 December 2019
Creating a society that is safer for women and girls

Creating a society that is safer for women and girls


The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and International Men’s Day were celebrated a mere six days apart. Why men, hist...
26 November 2019
Where did all the fish go?

Where did all the fish go?


On November 21, many fishing communities around the world celebrated World Fisheries Day. According to WorldFish, an international non-profit research...
19 November 2019
Bleak World Economic Outlook –  Is There a Role for Structural Reform?

Bleak World Economic Outlook – Is There a Role for Structural Reform?


In October 2019, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its World Economic Outlook (WEO) which serves as an integral element of the Fund’s s...
12 November 2019
Promoting a Better Business Environment

Promoting a Better Business Environment


The World Bank recently released its Doing Business 2020 Report which compares business regulation in 190 economies. Doing Business analyses regulatio...
05 November 2019
The New World (Dis)Order

The New World (Dis)Order


Protests rage around the world – but what comes next? Disaster in the Desert. War Is Not Over. ISIS Is Already Rising From The Ashes. These are some...