Daily Archive: July 13, 2017

#FontGate: Forged Documents from Pakistani PM’s Daughter’s Betrayed by Microsoft Word Font

A scandal is raging in Pakistan over a report claiming that the PM’s daughter, Maryam, forged documents for an investigation into illegal offshore properties using a Microsoft Word font introduced years after the documents were allegedly created. The papers she submitted were for a team looking into unlawful offshore properties mentioned in the leaked Panama Papers. The Joint Investigation Team...

Challenges for Eurasia: The Irrationality of Global Politics or the “New Rationality”?

In expert circles where problems are discussed about the global development, increasingly slips in an opinion about the irrational and illogical behaviour of the major players in global politics and economics, which, as it seems to many, despite the rules of economic activities, seemed classic and immutable. Over-the-Top Irrationality Of course, in relations with Russia the West’s seeming irrationality is...