Lee Kuan Yew’s memoirs “From Third World to First: The Singapore Story, 1965-2000” | Foreword by Dr. Henry Kissinger and Introduction by Dr. Alexander Mirtchev | Russian language edition

Dr. Alexander Mirtchev contributed the Introduction (Russian edition) to “From Third World to First: The Singapore Story, 1965-2000” – the memoirs of the first Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew. Dr. Henry Kissinger later commented: “I share with Dr. Mirtchev his great admiration for Minister Mentor Lee, whom I believe to be one of …

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Finances on a War Path: The “Weaponization” of Financial Markets as Legitimate Tools of Foreign Policy | By Dr. Alexander Mirtchev

Gone are the days when the world was viewed through the lens of Pax Americana; a time when the United States predominantly set the tone and rules of the game. Today, we find ourselves in the midst of a profound long-term global political and economic transformation leading to a radically changed world. Finances on a …

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Shale gas – the new best US foreign policy tool? | By Dr. Alexander Mirtchev

What are the geo-economic and foreign policy implications and advantages associated with the so-called “shale gas revolution?” The growing significance attached to non-traditional fossil fuel resources is seen as a factor that can remove previous dependencies on external suppliers, the need to protect transport routes and choke points, as well as the need to maintain …

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CNBC Interviews Dr. Alexander Mirtchev

The summit’s agenda is being shaped by the divergent pressures of political urgency and the need to meet long-term geopolitical and geo-economic necessities. Beyond the immediate foreign policy challenges and conflicts, this agenda is focused on the “hot” issues of the day – global growth, stability and governance. Paradoxically, the dominance of these issues coincided, …

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Alternative Energy and Global Energy Security In Aftermath Of Rio+20 | By Dr. Alexander Mirtchev

The concept of a ‘green economy’ enjoys support among the G20 and was a central theme at Rio+20. This begs a question: If everyone from members of civil society to corporate and government leaders vigorously nod their heads when ‘green’ is mentioned, why doesn’t the issue ever get advanced in a global context? One answer …

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Will Financial Regulation Trash Global Economic Security? | By Dr. Alexander Mirtchev

Under the auspices of the Financial Stability Board, more than 30 recommendations have been set out as part of a massive and far-reaching G-20 financial regulatory reform package to ostensibly minimize risk in the financial system and maximize consumer protection….Indeed, the call for increased regulation follows in the wake of every major crisis, and no …

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