<i>While the change in the way films are being watched is unstoppable, a supportive policy is merited whereby streaming platforms are also seen as allies.</i>
War has broken out between the Cannes Film Festival, a French cultural industry icon, and Netflix, the American online movie platform that has 100 million [Read more]
<i>After the election victory of Emmanuel Macron in France, Europe’s stock markets are becoming attractive for investors again. For them, the continent also has a key advantage with respect to the U.S.</i>
What a difference. Jan. 20: Donald Trump continues his populist tirades in his speech upon taking office, [Read more]
<i>With globalization, diplomacy has now become present in practically all fields of human activity.</i>
The international system was born and continues to be marked predominantly by power relations. Whoever has power, rules. Whoever does not, must conform obediently or be forced to find alliances that strengthen [Read more]
Between the American president and Kim Jong Un, the risk of escalation is likely. Most desirable, however, would be real dialogue in the region.
The world has brutally moved from hope to fear.
We were all warned about Donald Trump’s intentions from the beginning. During his run for the White House, the man set himself apart by making sweeping statements and shockingly rude remarks.
Driven by a delusional arrogance, he’s practically looked down his nose at the whole world – an attitude worthy of a [Read more]
<i>By reducing the sentence of former soldier Manning who sent documents to WikiLeaks, the outgoing president took a rare step in favor of whistleblowers.</i>
By announcing on Tuesday, Jan. 17 that he had commuted the prison sentence of whistleblower Chelsea Manning, Barack Obama achieved a tour de force, eliciting [Read more]
<i>The American and Russian presidents have a fundamental need to continually manage external threats. Trump and Putin are alike, even though they have not met.</i>
The main “innovation” of the Trump era, which began on Jan. 20, is assumed to be the ever-closer relationship between the United States and Russia [Read more]
Even if the billionaire can rely on a Republican majority to get the green light, given the profiles of the candidates, the exercise is no formality.
<i>Obama has not managed to draw a bottom line under the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Putin is making the most of America’s failure in Syria.</i>
It is difficult to find anyone who will defend Barack Obama’s legacy in terms of foreign policy, even among his allies and admirers. The normalization of relations [Read more]