Dopo Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, anche il nuovo leader del cosiddetto Stato Islamico (IS), Abu Ibrahim al Hashimi al-Qurayshi, ha perso la vita in Siria nel corso di un raid, rischioso e preparato per mesi dagli St
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Il 23 febbraio 2014 Vladimir Putin chiudeva le Olimpiadi di Sochi in un tripudio di bandiere con i cinque cerchi, fuochi d’artificio e inni alla fratellanza universale. In quello stesso momento, davanti allo stesso Mar Nero, le forze speciali russe iniziavano l’invasione della penisola di Crimea.
Crollo della lira e cambiano gli scenari politici. Erdogan, indebolito da un calo di consensi, è alla ricerca di nuovi alleati, interni e esterni.
L’attacco sferrato dallo Stato islamico (IS) il 20 gennaio alla prigione di Ghwayaran nel nordest della Siria, così come i successivi scontri con le Forze Democratiche Siriane (SDF) a guida curda, sono un chiaro segnale tanto della resilienza quanto della capacità di recupero del gruppo jihadista in una regione che otto anni fa ha visto sorgere il califfato di Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been tightening its grip for over a decade, but the last few months have felt like a white-knuckle ride. CCP disciplinarians have expanded their watch to non-state actors and grassroots bureaucracies. Social controls have homed in on predictable targets, like journalists and lawyers, as well as new ones, like influencers and entertainers.
In November 2020, the Chinese fintech world was shocked when the initial public offering (IPO) of Ant Financial was cancelled. This IPO, which was slated to be the biggest ever, fell afoul of new rules on online lending which would have a considerable impact on Ant’s profit model. This regulatory move turned out to be the first visible step in what since has turned out to be a wholesale restructuring of the regulatory environment for large online platforms.
“The arts must serve the people and serve socialism” said Xi Jinping, during a symposium of prominent artists held in Beijing. It was 2014, and the world was just getting the first glimpses of the profound overhaul that the new secretary general of the Chinese Communist Party was aiming to achieve. Fast forward 7 years, China is in the process of redrawing its own entertainment sector and reshaping the connection between culture and the people.
International conflicts and crises are extremely complex phenomena and – at least from the “outside” – they should be analysed in the least biased way possible. This is not always easy to achieve, in part because Western media and expert debates often fail to include local voices, different sensitivities and less mainstream views. The Ukraine crisis is no exception. Some crucial points are taken for granted in the Western discourse, but they are still contested realities and should be framed carefully. Should NATO welcome Ukraine’s membership?
Macron sente Putin al telefono e stasera parlerà con il leader ucraino Zelensky. La via d’uscita diplomatica alla crisi ucraina passa per l’Europa?
Egypt’s situation in terms of sustainability is far from excellent. The ecological footprint per capita is already 4.5 times higher than the country's biocapacity. Furthermore, Egypt is highly vulnerable to the threat of climate change on multiple fronts, including rising sea levels, heat waves, and water scarcity. Increasing the pace of decarbonization and energy diversification with low-carbon resources is an urgent priority for the country to achieve a more sustainable future.