March, 2012

Dani Rodrik - Rafiq Hariri Professor of International Political Economy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University,

ERDOGAN’S DILEMMA

DANI RODRIK
Imagine you are the leader of a regional power, basking in the glow of global attention to your political and economic success. You have managed to consolidate your power by outmaneuvering your opponents, most critically the military with its habit of pushing out governments not of its liking. You are celebrated the world over as a flawed, but transformative and visionary leader of an emerging democracy.

Homs - You cannot fight terrorism with tanks. AFP / Gettyimages

ORDEM E PROGRESSO PARA A SIRIA

YORIKIRII
The national flag of Brazil is a blue disc depicting a starry sky spanned by a curved band inscribed with the national motto, within a yellow rhombus, on a green field. Brazil officially adopted this design for its national flag in 1889.