Christopher Tapp


108 Stories by Christopher Tapp

Takeaways from the Putin – Xi meeting

It might have been a “bro fest celebrating authoritarian power”, as it was said by Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore). Or it might have been...
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The ‘Nord Stream-investigation’ tragicomedy goes on

There is a scene in the 1997 American political satire Wag the Dog, when the two main protagonists, Conrad Brean and Stanley Motss have...
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The Ukrainian Stone Soup

Most of us are familiar with the folk story “Stone Soup”. The settings and the main characters may be slightly different in every country....
1 3 min read

Qatargate keeps the EP busy

Qatargate has not rocked the very fundaments of the EU (in fact the European Commission and the European Council have already declared that the...
0 2 min read

From Stockholm with love

Fireworks in Stockholm meant the beginning of the New Year and the beginning of the Swedish rotating presidency of the European Council. While, in...
1 2 min read

The hottest topics to watch in 2023

From prolonged pre-2024 election season in the US to rising tensions all around Asia and the Middle East, the world faces a host of...
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A few takeaways from the “Qatar scandal”

The wisdom behind the ancient, biblical quote should have been a warning for the EU that had been rocked by the Qatar corruption scandal....
1 3 min read

Ukraine and the cap on oil price

The EU, the G7 and Australia managed a great feat on December 2, finally having agreed on a price cap on Russian oil, linked...
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