BRITISH: YOU CAN NOT HAVE EVERYTHING

BRITISH: YOU CAN NOT HAVE EVERYTHING Juan Vivancos & Agustín Carles Over the last couple of years, the British approach to Brexit negotiations has looked so chaotic that some European Union (EU) countries thought that it was a cunning plan to trick them. In particular, the contradictions in the proposals and in the results of…

THE ESSENTIAL LEADER AND THE RISE OF ASIA

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WHAT DO MILLENIALS THINK ABOUT THE WORLD?

WHAT DO MILLENIALS THINK ABOUT THE WORLD? Bruce W. Jentleson   BRUCE W. JENTLESON is a Duke University Professor. He served as Senior Advisor to the State Department Policy Planning Director (2009-11). His new book is The Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons from Twentieth-Century Statesmanship (W.W. Norton, 2018).     Millennials, the generation born between 1981 and…

THE LIBERAL ORDER IS NOT COMING BACK: WHAT NEXT?

THE LIBERAL ORDER IS NOT COMING BACK: WHAT NEXT?   Bruce W. Jentleson     Since Donald Trump was elected President with his “America First” foreign policy, we’ve been hearing one invocation after another of the “Liberal International Order.” They’ve come from Democratic and Republican internationalists, foreign policy pundits of a variety of stripes, and…

PERSPECTIVES ON RISK MANAGEMENT

PERSPECTIVES ON RISK MANAGEMENT Daniel Augusto Motta CEO of BMI Blue Management Institute     Risks are not new, but risk management is more recent. In 1654, during the Renaissance, French philosophers-mathematicians Blaise Pascal and Pierre de Fermat solved a puzzle proposed by Italian monk and mathematician Luca Paccioli and created as a result the…

MARTIN LUTHER’S PARADOX

MARTIN LUTHER’S PARADOX (ON RELIGION, CAPITALISM AND GLOBALISATION)   Luis Francisco Martínez Montes   Statue of Martin Luther in Dresden, Germany.   History is neither Theology nor Geology.   Last October 31st the Protestant world commemorated the 500 years since Martin Luther allegedly nailed his 95 Thesis on the door of Wittenberg’s Castle Church criticising…