Daily Policy Digest

International Issues

THE EURO HAS SLOWED EUROPE’S ECONOMIC GROWTH

The introduction of the euro was a mistake which was motivated politically, not economically, says Marek Louzek...

COCA ZERO

The United States has spent more than $5 billion in its failed Latin American coca eradication efforts and intends to keep up the pressure...

PIRATES AHOY!

Pirate attacks cost about $16 billion annually in ship and cargo losses and increased insurance premiums...

LOSING HOPE, GLORY AND ASSETS

The manner in which Britain gave up its responsibilities in India and Palestine has been the subject of much debate and criticism, says Martin Rubin...

INNOVATION NATION

The EU-U.S. innovation gap is getting smaller, but America still leads in most categories...

THE LAW POOR

Two in every three people on the planet -- a total of 4 billion -- are excluded from the rule of law...

THE EAST LOOKS WEST

Fewer schools in former Soviet countries are teaching Russian...

WHO WILL WATCH THE WATCHMEN?

Why do so many UN peacekeepers harm the people they are sent to protect?...

COMING AND GOING IN BRITAIN

The number of Britons leaving the country each year to live abroad topped 200,000 for the first time...

UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM

Why is the United States so different from other countries around the world?...


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