It is advisable for each country to have a sound and realistic economic and social development strategy. At this moment in history, Russia is going through more than one crisis, some of them imposed by the global economic situation and some obviously self-made. So, ...
With President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption drive chipping away at the culture of personal gain among Chinese officials, now is the time to press ahead with structural reforms, not back away from them.
To achieve his goal of consolidating Communist Party rule in China, President Xi Jinping needs to secure the PLA's unimpeachable loyalty — and that requires the purge of unreliable or corrupt officers.
The Arab Spring has shifted from an innocent, unifying, empowering and popular movement into a complicated, cunning, disuniting, disempowering and elitist one, where the people do not matter in the least.