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Stratfor: The Military Reality of Israel’s Operation in Gaza Sets In.

Hamas and affiliate militant factions out of the Gaza Strip are so far rejecting an Egyptian-proposed cease-fire, having launched far more than 100 rockets since the cease-fire proposal. In exposing Israel’s inability to stem the rocket flow, Hamas is trying to claim a symbolic victory...

La Monarquía Hispánica como solución a la crisis institucional actual.

La Monarquía Hispánica como solución a la crisis institucional actual.    La presente crisis institucional española debe inscribirse en un cambio de Ciclo Generacional tal y como lo describimos cuando trabajamos la Economía Generacional Española: 1.930-2.030, que pueden ver en ese enlace; en él encontrarán la que, creo entender, es la primera aplicación de la...

Borderlands: Hungary Maneuvers.

Borderlands: Hungary Maneuvers. By George Friedman I am writing this from Budapest, the city in which I was born. I went to the United States so young that all my memories of Hungary were acquired later in life or through my family, whose memories bridged both world wars and...

The Iranian Navy: A Symbolic Show of Force in the Atlantic.

Summary Tehran announced Feb. 8 that it had dispatched a frigate and a supply ship to the North Atlantic Ocean, where they will approach U.S. maritime borders. This is not the first time the Iranians have announced their intent to deploy naval vessels close to the United States....

Bubble Janet Yellen and the Q.E. trap.

Bubble Janet Yellen and the Q.E. trap. Janet Yellen has a very interesting biography that worth read it and since 1994, with certain intermittence, she has been partially responsible for the monetary policy of the FED and in that sense she is supposed to be a bubble experienced manager. But, is she...

Faith and Scepticism in Markets. Sveriges Riksbank Prize 2013. By T. Sabri Öncü.

The 2013 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences, wrongly called the Nobel in Economics, has evoked much comment about the apparently contradictory perspectives of two of the winners, Eugene Fama and Robert Shiller. The third, and least known among the winners, Lars Hansen, has probably...

Spain’s been at least an hour behind since World War II, and it shows a social revolution may very well be upon her.

A new report from (pdf in Spanish) a governmental sub-commission has found the need for major changes on how society organizes daily life. If congress legislates accordingly, Spain’s struggling workforce may get a welcome boost. Currently, Spanish workers sleep, on average, one hour less than other European...

The Indian Crisis and the Downward Spiral of the Rupee.

The Indian Crisis and the Downward Spiral of the Rupee. This summer has not been a good season for India and the rupee has lost almost 15% of its value in the ensuing year and up to 22% till the last week of August when the Rupee was very close to touch the mark of...

La tecnología militar que lleva en su bolsillo.

Usted probablemente lleve un teléfono inteligente, un smartphone, en su bolso o bolsillo. Quizás un iPhone. O incluso una tableta iPad. De lo que quizás no es consciente es de que las tecnologías que lo han hecho posible derivan de las investigaciones impulsadas por el...

Governor Sarah Bloom: The Case for a Harmonized Response to Asset Bubbles.

Sarah Bloom Raskin is currently a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin At the The Exchequer Club Luncheon, Washington, D.C. July 17, 2013 Beyond Capital: The Case for a Harmonized Response to Asset Bubbles Thank you for...