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Egypt’s Sphinx casts eyes on Syria

Posted by seumasach on July 17, 2013


Asia Times

12th July, 2013

It looks increasingly that solving the Egyptian puzzle is going to take us all to Syria. How far the army’s coup in Egypt resets the geopolitics of the Middle East, or, conversely, whether the coup itself forms the commencement of a region-wide tectonic shift that is going to play out over time – this is the big question.

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The international monetary system needs the euro

Posted by seumasach on January 28, 2012

Agnès Bénassy-Quéré

Euro Intelligence

20th January, 2012

With the survival of the euro area at stake, and the reform of the international monetary system no longer a priority of the G20 presidency, it may seem strange to call for an increased international role of the euro. But the flaws of an international monetary system centered on the US dollar are substantial and these flaws are likely to inflate as world economic growth is mainly driven by emerging countries.

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