Sandro De Bernardin
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.
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 The time has come to get rid of old outdated ideas.
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.