Why the good guys need to keep it real when dealing with Russia and China

One thing about all the conflicts going on around the world today is that their underlying causes haven’t changed. War has always been all about resources — access to and control over it. This is essentially what aspirations to national “independence” are all about. They start with “oppressed” people complaining about being sick and tired […]

Apple briefly world’s most valuable business: What it means

Last year, Apple surpassed Microsoft to become the most valuable technology company in the world. For a brief instant yesterday, Apple became the most valuable public company in any industry in terms of market capitalisation exceeding Exxon Mobil by more than USD5 billion. The market closed after Exxon regained the lead with a market cap […]