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The geopolitical power of Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan’s commodities-dependent economy has been suffering since 2014 when oil and mineral prices crashed. In just three years, gross domestic product dropped by 42%, from $235.6 billion in 2014 to $137.3 billion in 2016. A modest…

Il nuovo Afghanistan visto dalla Cina

Si contano i costi umani ed economici del ritiro americano e occidentale dall’Afghanistan, certo. Ma la vittoria talebana ha nondimeno implicazioni ideologiche travolgenti: scoperchia la crisi del vecchio ordine mondiale davanti…