Italy and the End of the Euro

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Jun 042018
 
Far from being an economic basket case, let alone Greece-like dissemblers, the Italians had a distinguished economic record until they joined the euro.

Angela Merkel’s Coming Demise

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Nov 252017
 

There is overwhelming evidence that Merkel's policies have been neither very successful nor marked with a great deal of "democracy, freedom, respect for the rule of law, and human dignity."

A Game-Changer in the House of Saud?

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Nov 172017
 

The media are babbling about a host of inconsequential things surrounding the purge of Saudi Arabia's princelings.  Few have put their finger on the actual events and how they may reshape the Mideast.