Monthly Archives: March 2013

Mar 25 2013

The Politics of Blame

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By LSE Blog Euro Crisis in the Press, Dr. Max Hänska.   When things go wrong someone is blamed. Throughout the current crisis there have been several convenient scapegoats: the EU itself, southern European countries and Germany, among others. Passing … Continue reading

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Mar 21 2013

Russo-Chinese Energy Relations: Never-ending Foreplay?

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By David Koranyi, Deputy Director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center in Washington, DC.   As the officially anointed Chinese President Xi Jinping is on his first state visit abroad to Moscow, speculations are abound about a long-awaited breakthrough in … Continue reading

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Mar 18 2013

What is the crisis in public security in São Paulo?

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By Dr. Nancy Cardia, Vice Coordinator of the Center for the Study of Violence of the University of São Paulo, Brazil.   After a decade of decline in homicide rates, in the last quarter of 2012 residents in São Paulo … Continue reading

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