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  • 21 hours ago | Claude Smadja

    Beware of the unfolding Washington drama

    For the Democrats, the issue is that almost nothing that can be said or demonstrated about Mr Trump seems to be able to shake his core base of support

  • 25-Oct-2019 | Claude Smadja

    The clouds over 2020

    The last few months have brought us an avalanche of downgraded forecasts from all international and private sector financial institutions and think tanks

  • 27-Sep-2019 | Claude Smadja

    Beijing's message on an iconic anniversary

    China is grappling with three immediate challenges of sustaining economic growth at a socially and politically acceptable level, of dealing with the Trump administration and of Hong Kong

  • 28-Aug-2019 | Claude Smadja

    Trade wars can be lost. Guess by whom?

    Trump can use all the superlatives he wants about the state of the American economy, but this does not prevent the slowdown

  • 26-Jul-2019 | Claude Smadja

    These men are dangerous

    Both the American president and the new British prime minister are leading deeply divided, polarised countries, uncertain about their future and agitated by strong populist currents

  • 05-Jul-2019 | Claude Smadja

    No 'Big Bang', it's a pro-growth and pro-entrepreneurship Budget

    Will Modi 2.0 prove to be an exception after having achieved such a decisive mandate?

  • 19-Jun-2019 | Claude Smadja

    Trade as a weapon or as a boomerang?

    Washington has now become the rogue elephant in the china shop

  • 15-May-2019 | Claude Smadja

    Who is truly afraid of the bully?

    Donald Trump is putting himself in the very difficult situation of either following up on his bullying or losing face and credibility

  • 17-Apr-2019 | Claude Smadja

    Could this giant get clay feet?

    In the present global context it would take very little additional headwind for Europe's number one economy to slide into recession by year-end

  • 20-Feb-2019 | Claude Smadja

    Looking beyond the US-China negotiations

    There is scant chance that the Trump will be able to achieve its containment objectives, as - with respect to China's rise in every single domain - the train has left the station quite some time ago

  • 26-Dec-2018 | Claude Smadja

    Guess who America should be afraid of

    Many in Washington and other capitals in Europe and Asia must consider that, with such a President, America does not need an enemy

  • 21-Nov-2018 | Claude Smadja

    Realpolitik saves the Saudi prince

    But the Trump administration is using Khashoggi's murder to push its own agenda in Riyadh

  • 20-Sep-2018 | Claude Smadja

    A high-intensity trade war lies ahead

    President Trump's desire to be tough on China may harm US strategic interests

  • 23-Aug-2018 | Claude Smadja

    Can the Trump trade war weaken Xi Jinping's authority and grip in China?

    Xi Jinping is facing growing criticism, both from within the Party as well as from intellectuals, about increasing authoritarianism

  • 30-Jul-2018 | Claude Smadja

    A helpless and pitiful giant?

    The source of the EU's vulnerability before the US lies in three strategic mistakes made over the last 30 years by the Europeans

  • 28-Jun-2018 | Claude Smadja

    Europe: The crisis that will not go

    The European Summit is unlikely to come to grips with the migrant crisis nor should one expect significant progress on eurozone reforms

  • 18-May-2018 | Claude Smadja

    Behind the pictures of a fateful Monday

    Weak leadership and dogmatic inflexibility on the Palestinian side are providing excuses for many in Israel to expand settlements

  • 20-Apr-2018 | Claude Smadja

    Trump's presidency: A historical tragedy

    It will be easier for the US to recover domestically from the Trump years; the damage internationally will be far more lasting

  • 23-Mar-2018 | Claude Smadja

    Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal: Power to them who control data

    Data is to 21st century economy what oil was to 20th century, and it is being weighed in gold

  • 22-Feb-2018 | Claude Smadja

    Giving the green signal to Vladimir Putin?

    Without firm condemnation from Trump, Russia may carry on meddling in Western democracies with potentially dangerous ramifications

  • 24-Jan-2018 | Claude Smadja

    Do you know about the Minsky moment?

    While enjoying long-awaited global economic growth, some caution and prudence might be the best protection against bad surprises

  • 27-Dec-2017 | Claude Smadja

    A year of grand awakening

    US acknowledges the fact that it is entering a new era of great power competition with 'revisionist' states - China and Russia

  • 15-Nov-2017 | Claude Smadja

    MBS' big gamble

    The new crown prince has embarked on a course that will have massive repercussions in West Asia and beyond

  • 18-Oct-2017 | Claude Smadja

    Why the European recovery is not enough

    The European project has run out of steam and countering populism would require policies that address disruptions caused by globalisation

  • 20-Sep-2017 | Claude Smadja

    Rocket man, yes, fool definitely not

    The US needs to find global support, especially from Russia and China, to make North Korea back down