Dr. Fatima Er-Rafia

Month: December 2017

Credit: http://www.whenthenewsstops.org/ The Trump presidency has been similar in effect to notice of a grave illness: upon hearing the news, we were shattered, then came rationalization, and finally, we were left to cope. While 2017 was a year of shock at Trump becoming president, 2018 will be a year of reflection on what can be done, […]

Month: December 2017

06 Dec 2017

China at odds with Russia over Ukraine?

Credit : Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters China at odds with Russia in Ukraine? Not at all. On the contrary! China is not competing with Russia over Ukraine. They are working in synergy in Ukraine. Why synergy? Because the Dragon and the Bear’s cultural values are anchored on the ‘enlightened despotism’ (some sort of authoritarianism) of both the Tsars […]