The Other Side Of The Mirror

Daniel Djouder

A multilingual Economic and Geopolitical Analyst holding a Bsc and a Msc both in Law and Economics with distinction, as well as two Postgraduate Diplomas, one in International Relations, and one in Economic Security, Geopolitics and Intelligence. I work as a Consultant performing analyses concerning the EMEA and BRICS areas, focusing on aspects such as country risk, economic development, foreign policy, and international crisis. I am also an article contributor for Forbes and Geopoliticalmonitor. Twitter: @DanielDjouder This blog delves into current international issues, whether they be highly debated, or maybe on the contrary even overlooked, but always crucial in shaping the world we live in.

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December 27, 2016

Egypt is arguably the most volatile country in the Maghreb area, barring Libya, presently. Ever since the three decades of “reign” of former president Hosni Mubarak have come to an abrupt end in 2011, the country has been facing the…

June 25, 2015

Just a few days ago the European Union has confirmed that the economic sanctions against the Russian Federation were extended for another year, or specifically up to 19th January 2016. Despite attempts to minimize the perceived impact of this policy on…

February 17, 2015

During the last part of 2014, optimism steadily raised over the unusually low prices of oil and their allegedly positive economic effects on the economies of oil importing countries. Although some evidence points in this direction, a more thorough…

January 8, 2015

Today's attack against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo marks a turning point in the terror threat on European soil, which could either turn out to be a long overdue wake-up call for the Western governments or on the contrary - if ignored -…

December 30, 2014

Undoubtedly, the plummeting of oil price is one of the most observed and debated topics of this year's end, both for its economic and political implications. These kind of events are hardly ever random, or driven by market forces alone. In this…

November 17, 2014

The 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall was hailed with cheerful celebrations in the German capital. Many world leaders sent the usual messages of satisfaction and hope, including Pope Francis's perhaps sloganistic intimation that “We…

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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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