The cocktail circuit is looking for a new deal in Pyongyang. However, it is style over substance. Real change will take decades.
Archive for July, 2012
Aleppo is the commercial heart of Syria. The regime cannot afford to lose it. Much blood will flow before a victor emerges.
Romney’s in Israel and the truth about what to do about the Ayatollahs can’t be found in an election speech. However, his Israeli visit will have left a deep impression on him.
Billy Elliot is more than a musical. It brings to life the hard existence of people. Go and see it.
Well, George is at it again. Doing la-la economics.
Chinese growth rates are declining. Investment has to be cut back to improve living standards, social care and education. Tension is in the air.
The opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics was a celebration of Britishness. With all the huge talents gathering together.
Iranians can hack into the Syrian insurgents’ communications. Electronic intelligence has been with us for decades and anyone can do it these days.
The trial of Gu Kailai is not about her. It is aimed at further disgracing Bo Xilai, the former flamboyant high flyer. Communist politics can be ruthless.
Could US and British drones bring peace to Syria? Or are they best sending body bags? No one knows.