Sandro De Bernardin

Middle East
­­Repairing the world

Is it possible to fix what seems like a broken world order? Yes, but such a healing process will need to entail not only a shift in consciousness, but also a pragmatic understanding of the limits of international politics.

Global strategy
Fiddling on the roof (while decluttering)

Diplomacy has become an art that requires a combination of balance and virtuosity. But it is very cumbersome if the decision-maker is laden with too much baggage. The time has come to get rid of old outdated ideas.

The new Arab order Islam women money
The genie is out of the lamp

Many in the West are expecting magic from the nascent democratic movements in North Africa. But it seems as if the genie has her own agenda.