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August 2011

Why the Threat of Recession is Resurfacing

August 1, 2011 // Le Figaro - France - French

Panic on the markets around the world shows investors’ anxiety: growth is showing signs of weakness while the issue of debt in Europe has not even begun to be addressed. The fear of the economy taking another dive resurfaced today. Known for his pessimistic views on the global economy, economist Nouriel Roubini [Read more]

U.S. Economy and Pakistan

August 1, 2011 // Dawn - Pakistan

The stormy US-Pakistan relationship, seen against the backdrop of the US’s mounting economic woes, crystallises a major dilemma facing the Obama administration: can the US continue to champion its role as the world’s policeman, and globally promote its values and democratic outlook?

U.S. Debt Crisis: Obama's Sharp Right Turn

August 1, 2011 // The Guardian - U.K.

But you would have to be a shining optimist to yet see any electoral downside for mainstream Republicans like him "going to the dark side", as his Democrat predecessor Nancy Pelosi so aptly called the pandering he has done to the Tea Party agenda.

Turning Japanese

August 1, 2011 // The Economist - U.K.

In both Europe and America electorates seem to be turning inward. There is the same division between “ins” and “outs” that has plagued Japan.
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