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Asia Pacific Security

Pakistan’s heightened terror threat reawakens concerns for regional stability

Bombings in Pakistan bring terrorism back to the forefront of the political debate and raise about Pakistan’s ability to respond to the terrorist threat.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Three reasons to keep an eye on Tangier, Morocco

Tangiers shows promising growth prospects with the development of the Tanger Med Port, a revival of the old medina, and plans to boost tourism.

Latin America Politics

A battle for the Supreme Court begins in Brazil

President Temer’s nomination of Alexandre Morales to the Supreme Court of Brazil is proving controversial due to the country’s ongoing corruption scandal.

Middle East/North Africa Natural resources and energy

Why energy reforms are Algeria’s biggest challenge yet

Algeria has begun a series of energy reforms that have provoked deep social unrest in one of the last bastions of stability in North Africa.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Trump speaks to Congress. Merkel talks with Egypt. Dutch elections near end. UK, France and US call for UN sanctions against Syria. All in The Week Ahead.

Asia Pacific Politics

Trump and the Koreas: What to expect from calculated irrationaliy

Donald Trump’s tumultuous debut into international relations encourages debate around his strategic coherence and balance with North and South Korea.

International Outlook for 2017

Copper boom or bust? Here’s three countries to watch

Strikes in Chile’s copper mine and pending negotiations in Indonesia are amongst the most pressing factors affecting copper prices in the coming year.

Asia Pacific Natural resources and energy Under The Radar

Under the Radar: How sandalwood is transforming crime and commerce in Asia

The boom in sandalwood prices is creating opportunities in Australia, India and beyond but high prices are also driving a boom in crime as well.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

What challenges lie ahead for Egypt’s economic reforms?

As Egypt prepares to receive the second tranche of a $12 billion IMF loan, the country is facing continued political and economic challenges.

International Technology and infrastructure

Bankers beware: North Korea is on a hacking spree

North Korea has mounted a series of cyber attacks by taking advantage of outdated financial technology, mainly through the SWIFT network.