Greece: Mapping a Path Forward

Greece has, for the first time, completed its obligations promptly, thus paving a path for a successful completion of its third, ESM (European Stability Mechanism) – backed programme in August 2018. Although the conclusion of the third review still requires the timely implementation of a difficult set of prior actions, both the Greek government and […]

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The Fall of the Great Distractor?

Donald Trump built his popularity by skilfully shaping public discussion with his scandalous tweets. But after Michael Flynn’s arrest it’s clear that the president’s favourite weapon – which was instrumental in winning the presidency – may also bring him down. ‘It must be horrible to cover American politics now’, a renowned British journalist and a […]

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Brexit Stumbles On

As the mid-December EU summit looms, the UK government has apparently agreed to increase its financial offer with the aim of unlocking trade and transition talks. Theresa May can barely hold her divided and fractious cabinet together, let alone her backbench MPs, and indicators of growing economic damage are mounting. But while the Labour opposition […]

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