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Mars Attracts
October 2012 | Global
The issue of Mars exploration will not disappear from the American political agenda because of the economic crisis. Russia, once the main rival of the US in space exploration, an not speak seriously about space programs for now. The financial expenditures which are nee...


Will Economic Sanctions Succeed in Putting Pressure on Bashar al-Assads Regime?
2012 | Global
Exporting the “black gold” brings to Syria an annual total of $7-8 billion dollars. The limitations of various sanctions prevent Syria from fulfilling all of its ambitions, according to the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Sufian Allaw. These san...


Colombia Discovers America
September 2012 | Global
In May of 2012, an agreement establishing a free trade zone between Colombia and the USA was put into action, opening the entire U.S. consumer market, with almost 300 million people, to Colombian businessmen. As a result, the newly established duty-free trading with the...


Europe Throws Spanish Banks a Lifeline
September 2012 | Global
It took six months for the newly elected Spanish government to finally accept the obvious and openly admit that their country is in "really bad shape". In those six months, the government dealt with social instability, initiated reform, and increased taxes to try and pa...


Waiting for the Decuman Wave
September 2012 | Global
Even though the Russian economy remains weak, it is still stable, and the only way that the financial crises rocking the world is affecting it is from "outside shock", according to the Russian economists who examined the economic situation for Russia over the next three...


The Yuan Aims to Become a Reserve Currency
September 2012 | Global
Just two to three years ago, experts unanimously agreed that the possibility of the Chinese yuan becoming a reserve currency was an event that would only happen in the distant future, if at all. But the efforts that Beijing has put forth in this regard may mean that the...


The Weakest Link
September 2012 | Global
The deepening economic crisis has many negative effects, one of which is the spread of a new kind of gender discrimination. Employers technically comply with all the equal rights laws created for women, but in reality, they try to get rid of the "weaker sex" by specific...


One Big Syrian Game
September 2012 | Global
The toll has been high – three resolutions, which Russia and China have blocked at the UN Security Council, 17 packages of sanctions that the European Union has imposed on the city of Damascus, and 19 thousand casualties, according to human rights activists. And a...


The Price of War
September 2012 | Global
After more than one and a half years of confrontation and thousands of casualties, the international community is attempting to put an end to the endless carnage, with the help of the UN Security Council and numerous sanctions designed to economically drain the Bashar a...


"Colombias Royalty Fees Remain at a Record Low
| Global
Colombia’s favorable demographic structure ad low labor costs make the country an ideal place for foreign companies to create long-term strategic plans for their businesses. Oleg Dushin, the Senior Analyst at “Zerich Capital Management”, is also convin...


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