Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Trump: bilateralism

Donald Trump may well be the President of a certain US withdrawal and bilateralisation. Bilateralism may become his trademark.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Social media and democracy: Trump harnessed the power of algorithms

The US presidential elections have shown that democracy has changed, and the means of obtaining victory, too.

Approaching Brexit, Trump and globalization from the Elcano Global Presence Index

Globalization has been a major issue in two of the most important recent campaigns in Western countries: the Brexit referendum and the US Elections.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Europe is unprepared for Trump

The election of Donald Trump as US President, hard on the heels of the Brexit referendum, has forced Europe to confront another mirror.

The second Trump surge: is it receding again, or about to breach the dyke?

The election contest remains tight and still potentially volatile. In any case, a deep challenge of national unity will remain, regardless of who wins.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Is Russia really a threat?

Although Russia knows that it is needed to resolve many global problems, the country has shrunk in comparison with the US and China

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega New protectionism, less investment?

Recently, both protectionist voices and measures have been on the increase. Even investments are not immune to the new protectionism.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Farewell Charlemagne: Europe in regions

Some people believe that Europe is undergoing a process of Balkanisation, although the continent’s regionalisation might in fact be something positive.
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