Author: globestrategy

Oman’s Transition and the legitimacy of autocratic rule

Oman’s Transition and the legitimacy of autocratic rule Last week, global media was fixated on a brief speech by the absolute ruler of the Sultanat ...

The Indian Avatar of Democracy

I must start this post by recanting a bit of history. In Athena, circa BC 508, Cleisthenes , an aristocrat and grand son of a tryant is cred ...
Putin, the EU and the return of the Black Sea spring

Putin, the EU and the return of the Black Sea spring

Another one bites the dust! Viktor Yanukovych of the Ukraine  flees to his stronghold in the eastern part of the country or p ...

The Global business of keeping America solvent

Will Rogers, the american satirist once remarked ' All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that's an alibi for my ignorance' It su ...
National Champions and the rise of new protectionism from the East

National Champions and the rise of new protectionism from the East

Jaguar Land Rover(JLR) is reported to need around $400mn for its expansion plans in 2013 and it turns once again to the city state of Singapore. &nbsp ...

Will the Egyptian sphinx smile or Cry?

The Egyptian street protests are now in their 7th day and there seems to be no logical end to it. With a protest of this magnitude, fuelled by pent up ...

The economic implications of a Royal Wedding

Channel 4 reports that the either the government or Her majesty would foot the bill of Prince William's wedding in either in 2011. Opinions are divide ...

The Obama Encirclement of China

Has anyone seen any geopolitical connections with the US presidents visit and China-US relations?.Obama starts with India,and moves on to Indonesia, S ...

On why Dubai wants a piece of India’s real estate

The $335M Smart city project in Kerala State has been in the news in recent times. Both partners- The Governments of the emirate of Dubai and the ...