Donald Trump is unlikely to win the US presidential election. The worry is what happens when he loses, says historian Peter Frankopan.
Articles written by Dr Peter Frankopan
With the Brexit vote behind us, we need to put our differences to one side, says Dr Peter Frankopan. It’s time to start thinking seriously about the future.
The low price of oil is a serious problem for Saudi Arabia. But as Peter Frankopan explains, it should also be a serious worry for us too.
Britain and China are making all the right noises. But as Rupert Foster explains, they’re setting themselves up for disappointment.
Dr Peter Frankopan looks at China’s devaluation of the yuan, and asks if the lessons of the 15th-century Ming empire hold any clues for the future.
The ancient Babylonians wouldn’t let HSBC shirk their tax responsibilities, and we shouldn’t either, says Dr Peter Frankopan.
The Byzantines took a no-nonsense approach to dealing with their profiteering citizens, explains Dr Peter Frankopan.
RBS has issued an extensive mea culpa. But if the disgraced bank had heeded the warnings of early Islam, it would never have found itself in such a mess. Dr Peter Frankopan explains.
Our bloated bankers would do well to heed the lesson of the fat abbots of pre-Reformation England, explains Dr Peter Frankopan – lest they find themselves cast out on the streets.
A thousand years ago, Byzantine emperor Alexios Komnenos faced a similar currency crisis to the one the eurozone faces today. Dr Peter Frankopan explains how the crisis was fixed, and what we can learn from that today.