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Debate Corner Economics North America

Protectionism will hurt markets in the short-term

In this debate series, GRI asked what will be the impact of President Donald Trump protectionist measures. Jeff Moore argues these decisions will hurt markets.

Latin America North America Politics

Latin American unification in the Trump Era?

At the 2017 Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) annual summit, many Latin American heads of state offered joint condemnation towards a new era of U.S. foreign policy

Asia Pacific Natural resources and energy

Australia’s energy mix: still room for coal?

Often at the frontline of extreme weather, Australia has long been a proponent of renewable energies and continues to play a strong international role on issues of climate change. Where

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Somalia’s presidential elections: An opportunity for reform

The new president of Somalia faces a range of challenges in need of immediate address, as the country faces political, economic, social and security risks.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Netanyahu meets U.S. President. Ecuador goes to the polls. Munich holds security conference. The G20 meets. Ukraine talks. All in The Week Ahead.

Economics International

An aging global population and its economic implications

Nations will have to make many changes or face slower economic growth and increased social costs to deal with aging populations.

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Will 2019 make or break Botswana?

Botswana’s opposition will run a single candidate in 2019 in order to unseat the long-ruling BDP: the country’s political and economic future are at stake.

Middle East/North Africa Politics

As Algeria’s Bouteflika withers, so does the country’s outlook

Algeria’s ailing Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been a source of concern for years. Who will succeed him and what could be in store for Algeria’s future?

Economics Europe

The UK and EU face off over Middle Eastern trade

Theresa May’s recent visits to Trump and Erdogan are under discussion as negotiations and trade deals make the reality of Brexit felt all the more strongly.

International Security Technology and infrastructure

Fighting ISIS on social media won’t stop them from using it

Efforts by Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube in 2017 are certainly welcomed, but removing ISIS from social media platforms is expected to be a daunting task.