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Europe: Great Absent or Great Power? The European Business Review, November-December 2010, pp.55-58.

A good foreign policy, it has always been recognized, starts at home. Judged by this measure,Europe’s foreign policy must be in deep trouble. Output remains 7% below the pre-crisis trend, public debt levels have reached all-time highs; banks remain fragile; … Continue reading

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Mao: The Unknown Story, by Jung Chang, Jon Halliday

There can be no doubt that all future historians of Mao Tse-tung, the founder of the People’s Republic of China, will have to come to terms with this giant boulder of a book. In it, Mao is given no quarter, … Continue reading

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