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Stefano Marras

Nationalism is back but what does this mean for Europe and unity?

On the 23rd of June 2016 Britain held a referendum on its permanence in the European Union. The result showed that 51.9 per cent of the voters chose to leave the EU, after 43 years of membership. More recently, on…

0 Comments / 23/11/2017

Why the ‘Chinese Way’ will never be the Western way

Since the 1980s China has opened its doors to the rest of the World. Even if not completely. Thirty years later, it has become the second biggest economy, after the U.S., with predictions to overtake America in the near future…

1 Comment / 27/10/2017

Why the British pivot to Asia may end before it begins

In 2011 Barack Obama’s administration launched the ‘Pivot to East Asia’. A new foreign policy aimed at steering the United States’ geopolitical strategy to the Asian continent. The main reasons for this new approach were the rise of China as…

0 Comments / 19/10/2017

Russia: Enemy or Enigma?

Russia has always been an intermittent partner to the West, but it is not our enemy — prejudice is   ‘Russia poses an increasing threat to the stability of the UK and is using all the sophisticated tools at its…

0 Comments / 14/11/2016