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Despite the sweeping changes taking place across the Middle East and Asia, Putin is unlikely to change Russia’s foreign policy. Mark N. Katz What will Russian foreign policy be like now that Vladimir Putin has resumed the Russian presidency? There are two general observations that can be made about this …

The ongoing World Economic Forum today debated on how best to maximize social and economic returns, increasing private sector investment and reaping benefits from leapfrogging within the continent. According to WEF in the past years transportation, energy and communication investments contributed substantially more to per capita growth in Africa than …

The first plenary session of World Economic Forum on Africa, taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from the 9th – 11, 2012, has held a discussion on issues related to fostering political stability, strengthening business environments and advancing regional integration. But talking high about the prospects of accelerating economic growth …