The West and the Rest in a multipolar world

When Nassim Taleb, the ex-trader turned philosopher, used the metaphor of the Black swan in his eponymous essay published in 2007, to describe events whose probability of occurrence was so ridiculous by conventional theories that they  were almost entirely ruled out by economists and financial markets, he could have barely anticipated the success of this metaphor as it came … Continue reading

The second French Arab Banking Dialogue : Paris, October 19, 2012

CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION The 2nd French-Arab Banking Dialogue is a platform for representatives of the public and private sectors, as well as leading bankers, to meet and discuss issues of utmost concern to the French-Arab partnerships amidst the global developments. The Forum, through its plenary panel discussions, will focus on shaping some ideas, amidst … Continue reading

Beyond the G-Zero world

This article has been published in The Huffington Post at the following url Political analyst Ian Bremmer hit the news after coining a year ago with economist Nouriel Roubini what they together called a “G-zero world“, i.e. a world in which no single country, however big and powerful it is, can set the global agenda … Continue reading