14 Apr 2016 Humanitarian Business
In this review of “Humanitarian Business,” which is Thomas Weiss’ celebrated new book, Kai Chen explores both the negative and positive aspects of the three dominant characteristics of modern humanitarian action – marketization, politicization and militarization.
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23 Mar 2016 The End is Nigh
According to Yossef Bodansky, the mega-trends in the Middle East – namely, the rise of a “Fertile Crescent of Minorities,” the collapse of modern Arab states, and the ascent of tribe-and clan-based local entities in their stead – have reached the point of irreversibility. As a result, he believes Russia will be the big geopolitical winner in the region. More on «The End is Nigh»