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Sumantra Maitra
Sumantra Maitra (Twitter: @MrMaitra) is a foreign affairs journalist, and research scholar on foreign policy and neo-realism, based in England.
December 29, 2017
EU starts second front against Poland
A row between the EU and Poland shows just how imperial Brussels is becoming, which is a guaranteed way to widen the divisions and doom the whole European concept to collapse.
December 11, 2017
Jerusalem and new Middle Eastern fait accompli.
What Trump did, is geopolitical arson. While in the short term there won't be a major change in the balance of power in the region, the repercussions will come in time.
December 6, 2017
Arming of Ukraine and Tillerson's meaningless speech
The U.S. will be unable to commit any more resources or manpower to ideological causes. Tillerson’s speech, for all practical purposes, remains a meaningless and hollow endeavor.
November 22, 2017
Long term stability is the key concern in Zimbabwe
There is much at stake in the seeming end of Robert Mugabe's rule over Zimbabwe, the most important factor being the need to maintain both national and regional stability.
November 22, 2017
To maintain peace, a soft Brexit for Ireland
Disagreements over Northern Ireland's exit from the European Union threaten to reignite violence in the region, but discussions of a special economic zone point to a solution.
November 20, 2017
Rise of far right in central Europe is a cause of concern
The rising power of far-right elements, evident in last weekend's violent march in Warsaw, raises serious concerns about the ability of the EU to maintain its unity.
November 14, 2017
The counter-cultural revolution in the West
The West was obsessed with sex. It is leading to a puritanical backlash from a surprising and unexpected corner of society.
November 10, 2017
Austrian election and collapse of European center left
There are two simple and rational reasons why the social democrats are losing power in Europe that could be reversed for the sake of balance.
October 30, 2017
Abe should be careful before seeking any constitutional change
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should be very careful about any constitutional change suggesting a revival of Japanese remilitarization, which would have a ripple effect in Asia.
October 18, 2017
EU moves closer to China and Russia over Iran
In strange irony, as regards the Iranian nuclear agreement, it is the United States that is being considered by her former allies as the "rogue power," and not Iran.
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