Always Prepared!
In these times of global changes and challenges, it is most important to know what must be done to at least survive, or even better, to succeed. This is what the Future Preparedness Index study is
A World of New Opportunities: Toward a Future Global Configuration
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
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…
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
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
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
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)
Does the Future Start Today?
We propose to discuss a wide spectrum of problems, from technologies, which obviously affect the political agenda, to the transformation of the forms of democracy, from challenges and trends of
Summing Up Parts Not Always Brings to the Whole
In the life of a modern Islamic society we see the same elements and phenomena that one hundred years ago led to the civil war in Russia. As in Russia, a traditional community collapsed in Islamic
G20: Political Psychotherapy
The economy practically can do with no state, but the mankind needs governments. The G20 summit in China looks like an impressive illustration of the main problems of the modern world. At first
NATO Archipelago
The NATO summit in Warsaw is considered successful. But where is success? And whose is such a success? The last NATO summit in Warsaw many experts call almost historic. And it is understandable,
A Few More Questions on Brexit
It’s interesting to read international polemics the first day after Brexit. The Russian punditry is somewhat more accessible to me, but the international sort has not gone far beyond either.