Archive for June, 2011

A link to my Arab Spring article has appeared on the Middle East Clarity website. The new site is a valuable portal for anyone trying to follow political developments across the region.

There follows the opening paragraphs to my Fund Strategy cover story on the Arab Spring. The full article is available here Rising numbers of educated youth, surging food prices and a crisis in the legitimacy of regimes stoked unrest in Arab countries. But the region faces uncertainty and the process of change is likely to […]

This is my latest comment on Fund Strategy. The German chancellor’s extraordinary decision to shut all of Germany’s nuclear power plants by 2022 illustrates spectacularly how fear has come to dominate the western elites. From any rational perspective it makes no sense. Angela Merkel’s move can be seen as a panic reaction to the problems […]

Criticism of FFA from an unexpected source: an opinion column on the book in Shanghai Daily.