Press Review on the Global Systemic Crisis

Excerpt GEAB 60 (December 2011) - The future of the USA - 2012-2016: An insolvent and ungovernable United States
From the beginning of 2010 our team had anticipated the state of institutional paralysis that has characterized the United States since the November 2010 elections. 2011 has allowed everyone to discover that, in fact, it had now become impossible for Washington to take any decision of importance, especially regarding economic and budgetary affairs, even though at the heart of the country's difficulties...
LEAP/E2020 - Excerpt GEAB N°60 (December 16, 2011)
‘Shutdown’: China’s Xi upstages Obama’s Asia pivot
Chinese President Xi Jinping became the first foreign leader to address the Indonesian Parliament on his trip to Jakarta, where he proposed a common destiny for the China-ASEAN community by constructing a new Maritime Silk Road of the 21st century...
Dubai ups transaction fees to cool property market
Dubai's hot property market is clearly becoming too hot, even for authorities. On Sunday, the government of the emirate began doubling real estate transaction fees from two to four percent...
China-Taiwan - Direction charted to resolve disputes
Political disputes between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan could be gradually and eventually resolved, Party chief Xi Jinping said on Sunday...
China Daily
Congress Looks for Elusive Way Out of Government Shutdown
The way out of the political morass in Congress remains elusive as the U.S. enters the second week of a partial government shutdown and with a potential lapse in U.S. borrowing authority just 10 days away...
Airbus met fin au monopole de Boeing au Japon
Jusqu'à cette commande miraculeuse, Airbus n'avait jamais réussi vraiment à percer au Japon sur le secteur des appareils long-courrier. A la seule exception de quelques rares gros porteurs Airbus utilisés pour le fret...
Le Monde
US budget trouble hits EU trade talks
Talks between the EU and US on a landmark trade deal have been cancelled this week as a result of the continuing government shutdown in Washington DC...
Last minute dash for Royal Mail shares as City speculators set to make millions
The late surge for shares comes as ministers have been accused of offloading the mail service on the cheap, enabling City speculators to make millions from the sell-off...
The Telegraph
Social 'scoreboard' to feature in eurozone governance
The European Commission has proposed strengthening the social side of its eurozone governance amid fears the EU is in several member states becoming a byword for austerity and joblessness...
A Cap Canaveral, la guerre des milliardaires de l’espace fait rage
La Nasa souhaite confier un ancien pas de tir à une société spatiale privée. Elon Musk, le cofondateur de Paypal et de Tesla, et Jeff Bezos, le créateur d’Amazon, se livrent une guerre sans merci pour obtenir le site.
Les Echos
Shutdown Spectacle: 'America Is Already Politically Bankrupt'
As the United States government shutdown enters its second day, Washington is the target of both ridicule and concern overseas. German commentators describe the situation as a "specifically American problem" with far-reaching consequences...
Der Spiegel
Congress's approval rating hits new low: 10 percent
A new CNN/Opinion Research poll shows just 10 percent of people approve of Congress — an all-time low for CNN’s polling — compared to 87 percent who disapprove. The 10 percent who approve is half as many as earlier this month, when Congress’s resistance to military action in Syria helped it rebound a little (all the way to 20 percent approval)...
Washington Post
ONU: Idriss Déby plaide pour une représentation de l'Afrique au Conseil de sécurité
Dans le cadre de la 68e Assemblée générale de l'ONU à New York, Idriss Déby était à la tribune mercredi 25 septembre. Le président tchadien a appelé à une réforme du Conseil de sécurité des Nations unies, comme l'avait fait la veille le président sud-africain, Jacob Zuma...
British GDP growth at three-year high, but investment falls
Britain's economy grew at its fastest pace in three years in the second quarter, probably helped by a one-off tax change, but business investment fell, raising some questions about the recovery's prospects...
October 19th, 2013: FEFAP’s fifth training intake to Political Anticipation starts!
Next October 19th 2013, FEFAP’s fifth intake of online courses on Political Anticipation will begin in English, French, Spanish and German.