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International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Confusion on Capitol Hill, Article 50 is triggered by Whitehall, and an election run-off in Quito.  Following Healthcare Debacle, Confusion Sets in on Viable Path Forward for Other Policies Last

Economics Middle East/North Africa Under The Radar

Under the Radar: What’s behind China’s love affair with Morocco?

From trade to tourism, Morocco is quickly becoming a media darling in China, as the country’s stability, location and culture entice Chinese investment.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Uncertainty hits the oil markets. Tensions heat up between Scotland and Westminster. Corruption scandal in Brazil hits dozens across the political spectrum. All in The Week Ahead.  Time to look at oil markets

Security South and Central Asia Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Tajikistan on track to be the next Afghanistan

Tajikistan, the world’s leading exporter of suicide bombers to ISIS has the potential to become the next terrorist hotspot as a host of factors converge to put the small Central Asian nation at serious risk.

Europe Future Generator

Future Generator: Bosnia’s near-term media coverage to be increasingly negative

Rising tensions following Bosnia’s appeal to the ICJ ruling on Serbia’s war-time actions are likely to create a negative perception of the country.

Sub-Saharan Africa Technology and infrastructure Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Cameroon’s crackdown is creating internet refugees

Cameroon’s internet blackout is stoking regional unrest, threatening trade and creating internet refugees as a humanitarian crisis looms in the background.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Dutch elections test Europe. Fillon tries to stabilize the French center right. Federal Reserve likely to raise rates. All in The Week Ahead.

Asia Pacific Economics Special Reports

Special Report: Can China overcome the Malacca Dilemma through OBOR and CPEC?

‘One Belt, One Road’, is the brainchild of Xi Jinping, aimed at investing USD $1 trillion across its Western heartlands and the entirety of Eurasia.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

French elections slide into uncertainty. US rate hike likely. China GDP goal release. US administration dogged by Russian scandal. All in The Week Ahead.

Economics South and Central Asia

Reform and modernization in Kazakhstan

Pierre-Olivier Bussieres examines the implications of two recently announced reforms for the economy of Kazakhstan in the coming year.