China, Europe and the G-Zero world

What does it mean to live in a world without global leadership? Where is the European Union heading? What impact will Trump’s “America first” policy and China’s Belt & Road Initiative have on tomorrow’s world order? Geopolitical reflections on the G-Zero world. Donald Trump in the White House, China’s mega Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) and, as a symbol of Europe’s identity crisis, Britain’s decision to leave the European Union – those are just three examples of recent radical developments transforming our globalised world. While the American president continues to pursue his “America first” policy, introducing punitive tariffs on Chinese…

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A Clear View Eastwards: Russia and Germany

A very personal view: seeing Prussia without complexes – family roots and core identity Roots, earth and homeland – these are difficult topics for my parents’ and grandparents’ generations, but I and other members of my generation are much more relaxed about our family histories. Experiencing home and family roots on my trip to my parents’ birthplaces in Prussia – and thus my return to my own family roots – made me realise that identity is more than what is written in my passport. Identity is complex and has many layers that need to be uncovered. As a result, revealing…

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Assessing Securitization: China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Katja Banik and Jan Lüdert Napoleon warned: “Let China sleep; when she awakes, she will shake the world”. As China awakens, the world around it is rumbling with the rise of national populism in the West and elsewhere. Donald Trump’s “America first” policy and Chinese President Xi Jinping’s announcement of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), designed to revitalize the Silk Road, demonstrate an ostensible shift. World politics is experiencing a decisive historical moment. This has become evident with a number of factors: a growing cult of personality surrounding the Chinese President, China’s introduction of a Social Credit System (SCS)…

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Australian good functions(Australia budget issues)

Australian good functions(Australia budget issues, national revenue, income, GDP per capita, budget per capita) 12. As we know Australia is a reach country with low population and successful banking systems. Their figures show Australia had fantastic growth in national income, although in last years they hide some economic challenges on behind of national currency. Australia budget in national currency in 2000 was 240 billion dollar. In last 2 decades they hadn’t contraction budget, except in 2008. This is obvious that it is for world economic crisis at 2008. In 2018 Australia national budget reached to 690 billion dollar, which it…

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Australia stable situation on governance, with slow progress (Australia governmental weight index analysis)

Australia stable situation on governance, with slow progress (Australia governmental weight index analysis) 7. As we saw the Australia political weight index and its analysis, they had decline flow on political weight index (PW index) but we said that they have still high index in PW. Their trend on governmental weight index shows they had not only high governmental weight (GW) index, rather they had increased flow in GW index in compare to last decades. In past 2 decades their governmental weight index via many fluctuate reached from 46.5 into the 51. Also they had fallen in GW index in…

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United Republics in Islamic Resistance (URIR) or something like that

United Republics in Islamic Resistance (URIR) or something like that When we describe about resistance, this is obvious that a Strong and historical power as a player existed in permanent mode in one or some countries, which this is lead to make some native resistance streams as a reaction against them. In fact resistance as a reaction do not come up from free wills. Resistance as a reaction, made up from jailed wills that fighting for freedom. At now it seems that jailed wills, which consist of Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen and other peoples of Middle East, decide to make…

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when god loves Australian so much(Australia political weight index analysis)

when god loves Australian so much(Australia political weight index analysis) Australia, like Canada, has big value in political weight index, which it had raised from their good index in governmental weight and huge value in geopolitical realities. Australia PW index in 2018 was 15,600, which fundamentally and in theory it’s not comparable index with other countries. But this is obvious that their index has very big and valuable amount. Although in last 20 years they lost their own weight about 20%, but still they have good situation on political weight index. 2.The important factors for high political weight index is:…

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Saudi Arabia budget issues

Saudi Arabia budget issues(budget in Riyal and dollar,BPC or budget per capita, GDP per capita, budget size index and economic efficiency) ”neither US, nor god can help Saudi Arabia if…” ”Governance challenges in Saudi Arabia (Saudi Arabia governmental weight index analysis)” 13. Saudi Arabia budget in national currency had big fluctuates in last years. Because of their commitment to save national currency worth against US dollar, their budget swing was fully being consistent with their national income in dollar. In 2018 Saudi Arabia national budget in Riyal was 894 billion, which it had 43% growth in comparison to previous year…

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Governance challenges in Saudi Arabia (Saudi Arabia governmental weight index analysis)

Governance challenges in Saudi Arabia (Saudi Arabia governmental weight index analysis) 8.As we said in Saudi Arabia political weight index analysis, they had big downfall in their own PW or political weight index, which some parts and reasons of their PW fallen back to A: KSA increasing flow in population and B: their fall in governmental weight index. KSA GW index in 2018 was equal to 18 of 100, which it’s located in lower point of their 20 years trend. Analyze of their GW components shows the main factor of GW fallen raised from their economic sector. In 2018 they…

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neither US, nor god can help Saudi Arabia if…

Neither US, nor God can help Saudi Arabia if…(analysis of Saudi Arabia political weight index) 1.An important thing about latest affairs in Saudi Arabia (like Saudi oil attacks) is that this is not real attack, this is just a message via huge loud sound for all the world. Saudi Arabia is one of the countries that thinking can buy security from foreign source. But, in fact no one can buy sustainable security from foreign source and they must know security isn’t just technology and troops. The structure of power and governing process in KSA depend to some elements for save…

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