Monthly Archives: January 2011

Inglorious French Diplomacy: Paris and the “Jasmine Revolution”

Many of us abroad have been looking with lively and sympathetic interest to the unrest in Tunisia. Le Monde diplomatique has a good summary of Tunisia’s Ancien régime: an overbearing president in power for over two decades at the head … Continue reading

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Old World Gets Older

Hope everyone as had some happy holidays. Mine have been quite good but partially plagued by a persistent cold (or is it the flu?). Meanwhile, I’ve published an article on the non-decadence of ageing Europe in an ageing world over at … Continue reading

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