March 22, 2019

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Third Rome: Russia Weekly Update, 21st March 2019

For the third year in a row, Russia’s position on the World Happiness Index has slipped – it now ranks just beneath Pakistan. Part of the reason its high rank (*sarcasm*) must be the exuberant joy of President Putin, who...

Conversations at Takshashila: Is All Charity Good?

Human history is full of examples of money acquired by unscrupulous means being poured into all sorts of charitable undertakings. The 21st century is no exception. Is it morally acceptable to accept money from questionable sources in the name of...

Eye On China: Politics First – Italy’s Choice – Misri’s Priorities – Backing Pakistan

Eye on China is a weekly bulletin offering news and analysis related to the Middle Kingdom. This week we cover the CPC’s new rules for cadres; Xi’s visit to Italy; Indian envoy Vikram Misri’s interview to Global Times; the China-Pakistan...