The Economist - 19 октября 2019
Год выпуска: октябрь 2019
Автор: The Economist Newspaper and The Economist Group
Издательство: «The Economist Newspaper Ltd»
Формат: PDF (журнал на английском языке)
Количество страниц: 84
Who can trust Trump's America?
The consequences of betraying the Kurds
The consequences of Donald Trump's betrayal of the Kurds: leader, page 11. Removing American troops from Syria triggered a war, abandoned an ally and acted against the national interest: briefing, page 21.
Cyril Ramaphosa is running out of time to reform South Africa: leader, page 13. The president promises big results — eventually, page 45.
The world's 19th-favourite airline
Monopolists typically make high profits, underinvest and treat customers badly. That sounds a lot like BA. Time to end its dominant position at Heathrow, page 59
Nordic noir: dirty money in Europe
When it comes to dubious money flowing through the financial system, Europe needs more of a killer instinct: leader, page 14. A massive money-laundering scandal sullies the image of Nordic banks, page 69.
Half-marks for net zero
Targets to reach net-zero carbon emissions are all the rage. They are a necessary but not sufficient condition for fighting climate change: leader, page 12. Greta Thunberg accuses rich countries of "creative carbon accounting”. When it comes to measuring national emissions, she has a point, page 72.