Bernard Guetta: Four Despots in Danger

2023-01-09 | Political initiatives, Geopolitical analysis

These three words do not leave my lips because, really, “Happy New Year”? How can we wish each other a happy year after such a start in Brazil and when we all know that 2023 will be the continuation of the war in Ukraine, the hangings in Iran, the ravages of Covid in China and the rest, all the rest, let alone the acceleration of climate change?

So “Happy New Year”? No, definitely not, except that…

I do not even dare to think it or write it, but it is no longer impossible that the great despots of the moment will not all be in place next year. Which one, I don’t know, but it’s not even totally impossible that several of them will have lost power, because…

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