War in Europe
Eastwest 99 – War in Europe
WAR IN EUROPE – The new Tsar won’t let himself be pinned against the Ural mountains. The US and Europe haven’t taken this into account. So where’s the solution?
ITALY SPECIAL ISSUE – The next 12 months. Italy faces huge challenges in the coming months, at a time when historic changes are underway. Will the institutions, the parties, the business community, the trade unions, the academies, the intellectuals and the media be up to the task?
FRANCE – Three shades of Conservatives and Macron. Split into five main candidates, the French gauche at the end of February could hardly rustle up a 25% approval rating. An electorate that Macron will nevertheless need if he wants to win the runoff vote.
TURKEY – A chequered centenary . Crucial elections are to be held at the end of 2022: the approval of the AKP party and of the President is plunging ever lower, inflation is hitting Turkey’s economy and its citizens. Foreign policy successes may balance out the crisis and the trade deficit.
INDONESIA – 2024: flight from Jakarta. The capital founded by the Dutch is sinking by 10 centimetres a year. Nusantara, the new capital, is an urban, ecological and social utopia, with which Widodo dreams of completing his second term.