The CPTPP: A Good Deal for New Zealand?

Samuel J. Heath In March of this year the New Zealand government took the controversial decision of signing the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership. The CPTPP, in essence a rehashing of the original TPP edited to reflect the withdrawal of the United States, represents a major economic – and geopolitical – evolution for both…

How Do We Restore the Syrian Economy?

Sophie Mangal explores potential ways for Syria to start rebuilding its economy, with the help of some neighbours Sophie Mangal Investigative correspondent at Inside Syria Media Center Last Monday, the EU Council extended its restrictive measures against the Syrian government by a year, until June 1, 2018. The event occurred against the backdrop of the…