Sweden is Pivoting to Asia, too


”Power,” Chairman Mao said, ”comes out of the barrel of a gun.” It can of course be expressed less explicitly, which is why the new China-led development bank, called the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), has received the attention of leaders from around the world.…

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House of Cards Season III Review


Warning: this will contain mild spoilers As the Machiavellian Frank Underwood has become the leader of the free world, the pursuit of power continues. One of the most prevailing clichés in politics today is Lord Acton’s, often slightly incorrectly quoted, pronouncement that: ”Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts…

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