Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega BRIC nationalism

The election of Narendra Modi in India has marked the arrival of another nationalist at the head of a BRIC. This new BRIC nationalism is accompanied in many cases by the attempts to boost the economies of these countries, with various formulas.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Europe contaminated

Europe needs to change, to reinvent itself. That is the message of the European elections. Towards another Europe, a combination of more Europe in some ways, less in others, and especially, a better Europe. But the election results are discouraging.

The Elcano Global Presence Index and measuring military projection

The Elcano Global Presence Index methodology is always under review. In its military component, modern warfare and the latest trends in force projection pose an extraordinary challenge for future measurements.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Let’s ask: ‘The end of the two-state solution?’

What solution is possible for a stable and lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians? Is the end of the two-state solution?

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Scottish compassion

The Scottish independence movement is different from others in Europe. It has to do a lot with compassion, empowerment and equal opportunities in education.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Is Obama a good President?

In terms of foreign policy, Barack Obama is giving the Americans what they want deep in their hearts.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Let’s ask… ‘After the Crimea: ¿towards a new deterrence?’

The crisis with Russia over the Crimea and the Ukraine in general has led the EU and NATO to start re-thinking the concept of deterrence, although in a very different context from that of the Cold War.

Al-Sisi, the Arsonist Firefighter

After eight months of al-Sisi's “mandate” to combat them, violence and terrorism have done nothing but increase. Massacres, attacks on security forces and everyday violence are becoming commonplace in Egyptian daily life.

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