Mongolia and Japan: the road to economic partnership

Japan was one of the first great powers to have accepted the Mongolian People's Republic and establish diplomatic relations with…

Yerevan and Tehran are preparing for a breakthrough

Iran and Armenia will soon start negotiations on a free trade area (FTA). The initiative was suggested by Tehran when its official…

Argentina Debt Default is Risky US Power Poker

Most are unaware of the drama unfolding behind the imminent threat of (yet another) Argentina deb default. Far from another…

US Sanctions Against Thailand

There's little doubt that today the United States is one of the most active "fighters" for human rights all across the…

The Eurasian initiative by the President of South Korea

On October 18, 2013, in her opening speech at the International Conference on Cooperation in Eurasia, South Korean President, Park…

EU Sanctions Boomerang – Poor leadership once again

I must admit I was surprised at how quickly the sanctions blowback is developing in the EU. In fact, I…

Is DPRK going to become the second China?

"I am dying to find a way to invest in both North Korea and Myanmar. Major changes in these two…

Turkey’s Erdogan comes closer to Russia

Turkey’s Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is nothing if not a political survivor. After weathering a US led year-long attempt…

South Caucasus – from tiltyards to cooperation platforms

The South Caucasus is a region of intertwining transport hubs and energy centres, it is a clashing arena of geopolitical…

Al-Sisi’s visit to Russia: Promotion of Bilateral Cooperation

A recent visit of Egyptian President Al-Sisi to Russia – the first foreign visit beyond the borders of the Arab world, triggered an…

Russia Is Pushing Back

The concept of “supply and demand” is a basic in economics. The rarer a commodity or resource is, the more…

Shinzo Abe’s tour across Latin America

From July 27 to August 3 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made ​​a tour of several Latin American countries, during…

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