Structuring the Creativity
13.10.2017
From the carnival-like referendum in Catalonia (like a scene straight out of Verdi’s Don Carlos) to the bloody clashes in Myanmar (hardly something out of the Bhagavad Gita, but
North Korea: Abstention from Evil
21.08.2017
The proliferation of nuclear weapons and the example of North Korea will further push many countries for the acquisition of atomic might. Today it is one of the most dangerous challenges.The
Society Must Be Able to Defend Itself
18.08.2017
The terrorist threat will grow and it is important that people be prepared to resist it. "With all the importance of the work of intelligence services, policemen and embedded agents (this is
Manipulation or Control? What ‘Big Brothers’ Can Really Do
10.08.2017
There has been a lot of talk lately about the possibility of using new digital technologies, Big Data, and artificial intelligence to enslave and manipulate humanity. Recently, Beijing’s presumable
The End of Eternity
31.05.2017
Humankind has been lucky for quite a while, and we still exist. We may be lucky this time again. In this case, we will manage to find the key solutions, the old elite players will strike a compromise
Macron's Election: Nothing Will Change Overnight
10.05.2017
The election of Emmanuel Macron as President of France will not lead to any fundamental changes. Macron is a deft politician who has given quite a lot of promises. He will be oriented toward real
A World of New Opportunities: Toward a Future Global Configuration
03.04.2017
Today there are many speculations regarding the US’ future policy, how negative it will be toward China or Russia, Western Europe or Latin America. However, it appears that the task is not only to
Once Again on the New Journalistic Renaissance
09.03.2017
Possibilities of manipulating the audience in modern conditions, when billions of people are already submerged into the new information communication environment and actively spread information in it,
Looking Beyond the Horizon: A Few Words about the 6th Valdai Club Middle East…
21.02.2017
The discussion of what is happening in the region requires a certain breadth: from the discussion of the global world order and international terrorism to the increasing migration flows; from attempts
Revolt of the Masses
30.12.2016
The outgoing 2016 has shown that we observed some kind of a revolt of the masses. And this revolt takes place in large regions of the earth's territory. In some countries, for example, in the
What We Expect from the Valdai Discussion Club Conference in Singapore
01.12.2016
One of the largest Asia-Pacific countries, the United States, is now experiencing an interesting period. The election of Donald Trump impressed almost everybody, no matter how to regard
An American Tragedy
03.11.2016
The duel between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump from the beginning was somewhat farcical. Two rather elderly and tired persons (with all the promises to increase the duration of active life)